In the final segment of the Uncommon Knowledge interview with former secretary of state George Shultz: terrorism. In October 2005, the White House released a list of ten terrorist plots that the United States had thwarted since the attacks of 9/11. But the details were–and remain–obscure, suggesting an exceedlingly difficult problem of practical politics:
How, as I asked George Shultz, can a president sustain public support for activities about which the public itself must be kept in the dark?
For the former secretary of state’s answer, click here.