The government classified 15.6 million documents last year, almost double the number in 2001, according to the federal Information Security Oversight Office. If that makes you feel safer, it shouldn’t. As Thomas Kean, chairman of the Sept. 11 commission, has warned, more secrecy results in less security: “The best ally we have in protecting ourselves against terrorism is an informed public.”
Posted by Phillip Brownlee
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