The Buck Sexton Show 1/18/17
Managing Partner Mark S. Zaid appeared on the Buck Sexton radio show to discuss President Obama's commutation of Chelsea Manning's sentence and pardon of General Cartwright, both of whom were prosecuted under the Espionage Act. Interview starts around 19:42. more
Managing Partner Mark S. Zaid offers his insight, along with former intelligence officials such as David Priess (former presidential briefer), General Michael Hayden (former NSA/CIA Director), and John McLaughlin (former CIA Deputy Director), regarding President-elect Trump's battles with the Intelligence Community. more
Reporter Rails Against CIA's Oblique Position on Assassinations
The firm's latest FOIA lawsuit against CIA seeks to ensure the spy agency is not permitted to unilaterally decide when it will or will not comply with its statutory obligations. more
Russia Questions for Rex Tillerson
Our FOIA client, noted author/journalist David Satter, penned this op-ed for the Wall Street Journal regarding his questions for Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson, particularly concerning Russian bombings in 1999. He mentions our FOIA lawsuit that we are currently litigating. more
Trump's call to have Congress investigate NBC News source faces challenging precedent
Managing Partner Mark S. Zaid responds to President-elect Trump's calls for a criminal investigation by Congressional oversight committees into alleged classified leaks to the media. more
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