VIDEO: Gen. Michael Hayden weighs in on national security

Does the Public’s Demand for Transparency Threaten America’s National Security? Gen. Michael Hayden Weighs In

Gen. Michael Hayden, former director of both the Central Intelligence Agency and the National Security Agency, says Edward Snowden has caused a huge trust gap between the American people and their government and between the U.S. and our allies.

In an interview with The Daily Signal, Hayden also talks about the impact of social media on national security in a world where such technology empowers the individual—and can be used for both good and bad.





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