As part of its global effort to fight terrorism, the U.S. government has sought to track down international terrorists, including monitoring phone calls to prevent further terrorist attacks. What should happen when those phone calls involve a U.S. citizen? That question has sparked a debate in the U.S. We'll examine the issue of wartime executive powers, national security, and civil liberties with guests Morton Halperin from the Center for American Progress; Robert F. Turner from the Center for National Security Law at the University of Virginia School of Law; and VOA correspondent Deborah Tate.
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