December 18, 2018

A professor who has held top-secret clearance explains how the system of classified information works

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By Jeffrey Fields, The Conversation From Business Insider Before coming to academia, I worked for many years as an analyst at both the State Department and the Department of Defense. I held a top secret clearance, frequently worked with classified information and participated in classified meetings. Classified information is that which a government or agency […]

Starbucks chairman’s message re Trump Immigration Executive Order

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Message from Howard Schultz to Starbucks Partners: Living our values in uncertain times Starbucks chairman and CEO sent the following message to all partners (employees) on January 29, 2017 Dear partners, I write to you today with deep concern, a heavy heart and a resolute promise. Let me begin with the news that is immediately […]

Turkey: Anti-money laundering measures tightened following failed coup attempt

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By Filiz Toprak Esin, Ceren Aral, Ezgi Eren Contributed by Gün + Partners From ILO Introduction Anti-money laundering regulation Comment Introduction Following the failed coup attempt and subsequent unrest, the Council of Ministers declared a state of emergency on July 20 2016.(1) The state of emergency authorises the Council of Ministers to take immediate measures, […]

Obama announces NSA programs overhaul

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From RT President Barack Obama announced as expected on Friday  (17) a major overhaul to some of the National Security Agency’s most disputed surveillance operations, reining in the bulk metadata collection program and others seven months after they was first exposed. Effective immediately, the president said, NSA officials must obtain court permission in order to […]