Obama’s ‘Insider Threat’ Turns Government Employees Against Each Other
Posted on Jun 25, 2013
For nearly two years, the White House has run a program that turns government employees into policemen monitoring their colleagues’ behavior and reporting anything suspicious, McClatchy senior national security reporter Jonathan Landay told “Democracy Now!” on Tuesday.
A story Landay wrote for McClatchy last week warns: “The [Insider Threat] program could make it easier for the government to stifle the flow of unclassified and potentially vital information to the public, while creating toxic work environments poisoned by unfounded suspicions and spurious investigations. ...”
—Posted by Alexander Reed Kelly.