Discuss The Secret Sentry: The Untold History of the National Security Agency

Matthew Aid speaks with U.S. News about his new book on the secret history of the NSA.

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The National Security Agency is one of the most secretive fiefdoms inside the American government and is probably familiar to most people only as the guys who may or may not be listening to your phone calls and reading your E-mails as they surveil terrorists. Intelligence historian Matthew Aid has spent the past quarter century prying loose NSA documents through the Freedom of Information Act and interviewing current and former agency employees. He recently chatted with U.S. News about his new book, The Secret Sentry: The Untold History of the National Security Agency. Weigh in on the discussion below, and don't forget to check out the interview in the latest U.S. News Digital Weekly.