Charlie Savage

Independent Journalist


Opinion Articles & Editorials Written By Charlie Savage

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11/09/15Barack Obama, Lawyer-in-Chiefpolitico.com
In June 2013, when a cascade of leaked top-secret documents showed the world that Barack Obama had entrenched the post-9/11 surveillance state bequeathed to him by George W. Bush, many observers were surprised. But several of Obama’s advisers thought back to an afternoon some 4½ years earlier, shortly after their administration took office. An important meeting with Obama was scheduled to begin in the Situation Room at half past noon on Friday, February 6, 2009. Officials who had been asked to participate gathered around th...