Absent reauthorization by Congress, Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) will expire at the end of 2023. In a new article for the Journal of National Security Law & Policy (JNSL&P) (Vol. 14, No. 1), CERL Advisory Council member George Croner discusses the scope, history, and importance of the foreign intelligence program, as well as the political obstacles in its path for renewal.
George W. Croner was the principal litigation counsel in the Office of General Counsel at the National Security Agency (NSA). He is a senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) in its national security program and a member of CERL’s Advisory Council. You can follow him on Twitter (@GeorgeCroner) and find a list of his publications at FPRI.org. Read his full bio here.
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