Government Surveillance: The National Security Perspective

Many national security experts argue that lawful surveillance activities, such as those authorized by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), are necessary to protect the national security of the United States.

In this Fourth Branch video, Matthew Heiman takes a deep dive into this issue from the national security perspective.

To understand the full debate around this important issue, watch “Government Surveillance: Security v. Liberty?”

A Fourth Branch video in association with Motivo Media.


Differing Views:

Matthew R. A. Heiman

General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Waystar Health and

Senior Fellow and Director of Planning, National Security Institute


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