List of Older Publications

Published Articles, Papers, Books and Speeches:

  • Kate Martin, Symposium on Post-Cold War International Security Threats:  Terrorism, Drugs, and Organized Crime, Michigan Journal of International Law,  Spring 2000.
  • Kate Martin, Civil Liberties and National Security on the Internet, published in The Information Age Anthology, part II:  National Security Implications of the Information Age(National Defense University Press, Fall 2000).
  • Kate Martin with Paul Hoffman, Safeguarding Liberty:  National Security, Freedom of Expression and Access to Information:  United States of America published in Secrecy and Liberty, ed. Coliver et al. (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 1999).
  • Kate Martin, Oversight of the Intelligence Agencies in the United States, published in Russian in Problems of Constitutionalism, Minsk, 1999.
  • Statement of Principles of Oversight and Accountability for Security Services in a Constitutional Democracy, with the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, Warsaw, published in English, Russian, Spanish, Albanian, Romanian and other languages, 1998-99.
  • Bulletin of International Project, “In the Public Interest: Security Services in a Constitutional Democracy,” in English and Russian, October 1999 and June 1998.  
  • Kate Martin, “Constitutional Foundations of  the Right to Travel” published in the Bulletin of the American Association for the Advancement of  Science on the “Right to Travel: The Effect of Travel Restrictions on the Scientific Collaboration Between American and Cuban Scientists,” July 1998.
  • K. Martin and D. Levin, “Recent CIA Disclosures”   In the Public Interest: Security Services in a Constitutional Democracy, in English and Russian, June 1, 1998.
  • K. Martin and Andrzej Rzeplinski, “A Framework for Accountability and Oversight of Secret Services,”  In the Public Interest: Security Services in a Constitutional Democracy, in English
  • and Russian, June 1, 1998,  also published in Minsk in 1999 in the bulletin, Problems of Constitutionalism.
  • Kate Martin, on National Public Radio’s “Talk of The Nation” “Disclosing Government Documents”, Apr 8, 1998.
  • Communications Privacy in the Digital Age: Interim Report, with the Center for Democracy and Technology,  June 1997.
  • K. Martin, “A Case Study of Strategies to Limit Exceptions to the Public’s Right to Know,” Hungarian Civil Liberties Union, Data Protection and Freedom of Information, 1997.
  • K. Martin, “Protection Against the Erosion of Civil Liberties,” on changes to the 1947 National Security Act, National Security Law Report, November 1996.
  • K. Martin, Foreword, “The Right to Travel: An Essential Freedom for Scientists and Academics,” American Association for the Advancement of Science, February 1996.
  • First Principles, Quarterly newsletter, September 1975 to  June 1996.
  • James Dempsey, “On Different Approaches in Comparing the Drafts,” in the report on the International Conference on The KGB: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow III-IV, published in Moscow in 1996 in both English and Russian. 
  • K. Martin, “Problems of Control Over Security Services” in the report on the International Conference 1-3, Oct. 1993 on the KGB: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow,  published in Moscow in 1994 in Russian and in 1995 in English. 
  •  “Security Services in Civil Society: Oversight and Accountability” Conference Report, Warsaw, June 1995, published in English and Russian, with the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights and The Foundation for a Civil Society.
  • Morton Halperin, Gary M. Stern, eds. The U.S. Constitution and the Power to Go to War, Historical and Current Perspectives,  1994.

Op-Ed’s and Letters to the Editor authored by CNSS staff:

  • K. Martin, Letter to the Editor, “End the Global Eavesdropping,” The Washington Post, Dec. 16, 1999.
  • D. Levin, “Muzzling Executive Employees,” The Baltimore Sun,  April 26, 1998.
  • K. Martin, Letter to the Editor, “The White House and Whistleblowers,” The Washington Post, Nov 24, 1997.
  • D. Levin, “The CIA and the Price We Pay,” The Baltimore Sun, Oct 19, 1997.
  • K. Martin, Letter to the Editor, “Someone Needs to Monitor the Executive Branch,” The Washington Times, Sept 8, 1997.
  • K. Martin, Letter to the Editor, “Congress Has the Right to Obtain Classified Information,” The Hill, July 16, 1997.
  • D. Levin, Letter to the Editor, “Domestic CIA Snooping,” The Washington Post, Feb. 20, 1997.

Congressional Testimony

  • Letter on the importance of the public interest balancing test for classifying national security information published in the Congressional Record, Oct. 8, 1998.
  • K. Martin, Testimony on “Protecting Disclosures of Classified Information to Congress” before the Select Committee on Intelligence, House of Representatives, June 10, 1998.
  • J. Dempsey, Testimony on the Omnibus Counterterrorism Act of 1995 before the Senate Judiciary Committee, May 24, 1995.
  • K. Martin, Testimony on the Constitutional Right to Travel before the Senate Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on the Constitution, October 5, 1994. 
  • K. Martin, Testimony on Warrantless National Security Physical Searches before the Select Committee on Intelligence, House of Representatives, July 14, 1994.
  • K. Martin, G. Stern, Testimony on Counterintelligence Legislation in response to the Ames Case before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, May 3, 1994.  

Newspaper articles quoting the Center and editorials generated by the Center: 

  • “No New Secrecy Laws,” editorial in The Washington Post, June 17, 2000.
  • “Exempting Files,” V. Loeb, The Washington Post,  June 13, 2000.
  • “Cloak Over the CIA Budget,” editorial in The Washington Post, Nov. 29, 1999.
  • “Intelligence Budget Can Be Secret, Judge Rules,” V. Loeb, The Washington Post, Nov. 23, 1999.
  • “U.S. Judge Rules for the CIA in Budget Lawsuit,”  T. Zakaria, Associated Press,Nov. 23, 1999.
  • “Judge OKs CIA Spending Secrecy,” Tom Raum, Associated Press, Nov. 23, 1999.
  •  “Judge Set to Rule if CIA Must Disclose Intelligence Spending Figures,” Daniel G. Dupont, Inside the Pentagon, May 13, 1999.
  • “Separating Spies, Cops,” Sam Skolnik, The Legal Times,  Mar. 1, 1999.
  • “Anti-Terrorism Powers Grow,” Vernon Loeb, The Washington Post, Feb 29, 1999.
  • “Declassification Rules Tightened in Bid to Keep Nuclear Secrets Under Wraps,” Richard Lardner, Inside the Pentagon, Feb. 1, 1999.
  •  “Back in Black,” The Defense Daily, Sept 8, 1998.
  • “Defense Bill Provision Could Curb Declassification,” The Washington Post, July 31, 1998. 
  • “A Timely Key for Unlocking History,” editorial in The New York Time,May 9, 1998. 
  • “Voluntarily, CIA Director Reveals Intelligence Budget,” The New York Times,Mar. 21, 1998.
  • “Whistling in the Dark?” The Legal Times, Feb. 16, 1998.
  • “Cloak and Mouse,” The International Herald Tribune, Jan. 8, 1998.
  • “In The Loop,” Al Kamen, The Washington Post, Jan. 5, 1998.
  • “Mennyit Kolt a CIA? (How Much Does The CIA Spend?),” HVG, Hungarian Political and Economic Weekly, Oct. 25, 1997.
  • “CIA Bares its Big Secret: Costs of Spying,” The International Herald Tribune, Oct. 17 1997.
  • “For the first time, U.S. discloses spying budget,” The New York Times,Oct. 16, 1997.
  • “Tug of War,” editorial in The Washington Post, Sept 12, 1997.
  • “When Truth Trumps Secrecy,” editorial in The New York Times, Sept. 11, 1997.
  • “Is the FBI becoming too powerful?” Jim McGee, The Washington Post Magazine, July 20, 1997.
  • “Surveillance of Fringe Groups,” Los Angeles Times,June 1, 1997.
  • “Covering Up Crimes,” op-ed in The New York Times by Anthony Lewis, May 5, 1997.
  • “The FBI Under Fire,” The CQ Researcher, Apr. 11, 1997 
  • Jim McGee and Brian Duffy, Main Justice,  1997.
  • “Blurring the Line Between Cops and Spies,” The Legal Times, Nov. 9, 1996.
  •  “CIA to take on Added role: Catching Criminals Overseas,” The Christian Science Monitor, Sept 27, 1996.

CNSS Reports:

  • The Right to a Fair Trial in the United States when Official Secrets are Involved.
  • Legislative Oversight of the Intelligence Agencies in the United States.
  • Report on the Protection of Individual Data and the Intelligence Agencies in the United States.
  • Report on Freedom of Information in the United States.
  • Seguridad Nacional y Democracia:  Principios Basicos.
  • Comments on the FBI’s Second CALEA Capacity Notice.
  • The CIA and International Narcotics: A Case Study in Oversight.
  • Roving Wiretaps.
  • The Nature and Scope of Governmental Electronic Surveillance Activity: Brief Overview.
  • Update on Implementation of FBI Wiretap Plan: Implications for Accountability and Privacy.
  • Implementation of the Digital Telephony Law: Implications for Accountability and Privacy.
  • Amendments to the Wiretap Law in the Terrorism Bill.
  • Capacity Requirements under CALEA.
  • Freedom of Information (Access to Government Information) and Accountability of Security Services.
  • Access to Classified Information by Members of the United States Congress.
  • Oversight and Accountability of Security Services: The Experience of the United States.
  • CNSS Report, “Ending the Cold War at Home,” 1991.
  • J. Gora, D. Goldberger, G. Stern, M. Halperin, The Right to Protest, 1991.
  • Litigation under the Federal Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act, published yearly by CNSS until 1993.
  • CNSS Report, Lawful Wars, Restoring Congress’s Role in the Overt and Covert Use of Force” 1988.
  • CNSS Report, “The FBI’s Misguided Probe of CISPES” 1988.
  • CNSS Report, Covert Operations and the Democratic Process: The Implications of the Iran/Contra Affair,” 1987.
  • CNSS Report, “From Official Files:  Abstracts of Documents on National Security and Civil Liberties Available from the Center for National Security Studies Library, 1985.
  • CNSS Report, “Reagan’s Secret Wars,” 1984.
  • CNSS Report, “Free Trade in Ideas: A Constitutional Imperative,” 1984.
  • C. Macy and S. Kaplan, Documents, 1980.
  • CNSS Report, “FBI Charter Legislation Comparison,”  1979.
  • A Law to Control the FBI 1978.
  • M. Halperin, D. Hoffman, Freedom vs. National Security, 1977.
  • M. Halperin, D. Hoffman, Top Secret: National Security and The Right To Know, 1977.
  • M. Halperin, J. Berman, R.. Borosage, and C. Marwick, The Lawless State, 1976.