John F Kennedy Secrecy Analysis

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John F. Kennedy Secrecy, when used in the context of the Constitution, is an important safeguard for our nation’s interests. It protects America from the stealing of national security information by foreign enemies bent on the destruction of our form of government. It protects the lives of our service men and women who serve on the front lines of war. It protects the lives of intelligence assets who have chosen to assist our country in the defense of democracy. But, secrecy is a powerful weapon and must be under the appropriate controls. Because secrecy contains, in itself, a sort of inherent power, there must be checks on when it is used and it must continually be under vigilant oversight by those who represent the American public. Secrecy
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