Magazine October 15, 2018, Issue

The Week

(Roman Genn)

We think what Senator Hirono is trying to say is that she prefers the strong, silent type.

Under pressure from Congress several weeks ago, the Justice Department released in highly redacted form 412 pages of documents pertaining to classified warrants issued by a secret federal court under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), which permitted the FBI to spy on former Trump-campaign adviser Carter Page. Investigators from three House committees have pushed for additional disclosure, claiming that some redacted sections conceal misrepresentations made to the FISA court by the FBI and the Justice Department — particularly in the last

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A reader sympathizes with Rael Jean Isaac’s frustration in reporting on Frank Fuster’s plight (“The Last Victim,” September 10).


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Illegal leaks of classified information should be treated as a serious offense. But they would be easier to prevent if less information were classified.