Tom Gjelten http://wuwm.com en Obama Highlights Challenges Of Balancing Security, Liberty http://wuwm.com/post/obama-outlines-challenges-balancing-security-liberty Coverage of President Obama's speech about proposed changes for the National Security Agency continues with more of his comments, plus analysis. Fri, 17 Jan 2014 18:01:00 +0000 Tom Gjelten 22640 at http://wuwm.com Obama To Announce Changes To NSA Surveillance http://wuwm.com/post/obama-announce-changes-nsa-surveillance Transcript <p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>This is MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Renee Montagne.<p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>And I'm Steve Inskeep. Good morning. President Obama today is set to announce the changes he would like to make in the way the National Security Agency keeps track of Americans and foreigners. Fri, 17 Jan 2014 11:15:00 +0000 Tom Gjelten 22608 at http://wuwm.com Senate Committee Lays Blame For Benghazi With State Department http://wuwm.com/post/senate-committee-lays-blame-benghazi-state-department Transcript <p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: <p>The Senate Intelligence Committee today delivered its analysis of the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya. Four Americans were killed in that attack, including the U.S. ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens. It's a bipartisan report. Democrats and Republicans on the committee agreed, among other things, that the attack might have been prevented if the State Department had taken better precautions at the Benghazi post.<p>For more on the report, we're joined by NPR's Tom Gjelten. Wed, 15 Jan 2014 22:53:00 +0000 Tom Gjelten 22464 at http://wuwm.com Surveillance Controversy: NSA Versus Tech Companies http://wuwm.com/post/surveillance-controversy-nsa-versus-tech-companies Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>President Obama is expected to announce Friday how he wants to reform surveillance programs run by the National Security Agency. Those previously secret programs were exposed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. American technology companies are among those pushing hardest for change. Having been caught up in the surveillance controversy, they are braced for battle. NPR's Tom Gjelten dubs that battle the NSA versus the techs.<p>TOM GJELTEN, BYLINE: Here's the conflict. Mon, 13 Jan 2014 09:56:00 +0000 Tom Gjelten 22224 at http://wuwm.com Is U.S. Ready Rethink Sept. 11 Security Policies? http://wuwm.com/post/us-ready-rethink-sept-11-security-policies Transcript <p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>It's MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Renee Montagne.<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>And I'm David Greene. Good morning. President Obama says he will soon propose changes at the National Security Agency. Former contractor Edward Snowden's disclosure of NSA surveillance programs widespread criticism and prompted a review of the agency's operations by Congress, the courts, and the White House. Thu, 02 Jan 2014 11:04:00 +0000 Tom Gjelten 21452 at http://wuwm.com