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10 Sep 2007, 1:43 pm
Shortly after 9/11, a gentleman by the name of John Poindexter — a retired rear admiral, former National Security Advisor to President Reagan, and Iran-Contra conspirator (whose conviction was overturned thanks, in part, to the ACLU) — moved from a hi-tech defense contractor along the Washington Beltway into the halls of the Pentagon. [read post]
19 May 2014, 2:55 pm by Benjamin Wittes
Lewis, Senior Fellow and Director, Strategic Technologies Program, CSIS Joseph Lieberman, Former Senator, Connecticut, and Chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee Michael McConnell, Former Director of National Intelligence John McLaughlin, Distinguished Practitioner-in-Residence, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and Former Deputy Director, Central Intelligence Agency John Poindexter, Ret. [read post]
7 Jan 2008, 5:00 pm
The idea, despite its guilt by association with John Poindexter, is not inherently crazy, but it has definite limits.Posted by Mike Dorf [read post]
19 May 2017, 5:03 am by Paul Rosenzweig
  John Poindexter's conviction in the Iran-Contra affair was overturned precisely because he had been immunized by Congress and the evidence presented against him was determined to be derived from that immunized testimony. [read post]
27 Jun 2013, 9:01 pm by John Dean
., Nixon’s former attorney general John Mitchell and former White House chief of staff H. [read post]
25 Oct 2010, 1:57 pm by Hopkins
Vice-Admiral John Poindexter made it so when he said: "I made a deliberate decision not to ask the President, so that I could insulate him from the decision and provide some future deniability for the President if it ever leaked out." [read post]
24 Jul 2007, 2:38 am
In 2002, the media revealed that the Department of Defense was constructing a data mining project, called "Total Information Awareness" (TIA), under the leadership of Admiral John Poindexter. [read post]
12 Mar 2008, 2:02 pm
Admiral John Poindexter, of Iran-Contra fame, and the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (Darpa) — which is often credited with creating the Internet way back in the late 60's — are the creators of TIA, which is even more intrusive and invasive than it sounds. [read post]
1 Jun 2017, 11:49 am by Jack Sharman
Poindexter and Poindexter’s deputy, Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North. [read post]
27 Feb 2017, 10:00 am by Steve Vladeck
Vice Admiral John Poindexter served just under a year as President Reagan’s National Security Advisor in the mid-1980s, and then-Lt. [read post]
26 Jul 2012, 8:26 pm by Benjamin Wittes
John Poindexter—yes, the same one prosecuted in the Reagan-era Iran-Contra scandal—who said the key to stopping terrorism was “transaction” data. [read post]
26 Jan 2012, 11:47 am by Jennifer Granick
It is true that Oliver North and John Poindexter were prosecuted for conspiracy to violate Boland Amendment, which prohibited Defense Department spending on the Nicaraguan Contras, but was not itself a crime. [read post]
1 Apr 2017, 1:10 pm by Andrew Kent
Lawfare readers are surely aware that on Thursday, the lawyer for former national security adviser Michael T. [read post]
24 Mar 2020, 11:46 am by Peter Swire
John Poindexter, said: “We must become much more efficient and more clever in the ways we find new sources of data, [and] mine information from the new and old. [read post]
10 Apr 2007, 1:38 am
Court is an all 1890 castOf judges who live long in the past,And whose ideas reflect reaction.Thus, if you desire a decision from hell,Just look to David Sentelle.He so often seems to be thereWhen some form of scumbaggery pervades the air.A protégé of Jesse Helms --Jesse Helms for crying out loud --He always leads the reactionary crowdWhen there is dirty work to be done.Here is one:When the right wing felt an apparently fair Whitewater… [read post]
2 Feb 2017, 2:18 pm by Russell Spivak, Jordan Brunner
In response to outcry over President Trump’s reorganization of the National Security Council—and particularly Steve Bannon’s elevation to the NSC and his permanent invite to the NSC’s Principals Committee—Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), the ranking Democrat on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence announced that he was introducing a bill to codify and strictly limit NSC membership. [read post]
4 Jan 2017, 1:06 pm by John Delaney and Aaron Rubin
  From Obrea Poindexter, Co-Chair, FinTech Group, Morrison & Foerster: We expect 2017 to bring significant legal developments impacting the FinTech industry. [read post]