When governments use terrorism laws to silence journalists, anti-terrorism has run its course.

David Miranda and the Death of Anti-terrorismOver the past decade, the United States has stretched the definition of “terrorism” to justify or disguise expansions of surveillance and war. In 2003, President Bush declared that overthrowing Arab dictators was part of the “war on terror.” From 2004 to 2007, the Bush administration persuaded the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance…

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