Secrecy threat

2008-06-13 00:00

National interest is a much-disputed concept. The Protection of Information Bill currently under parliamentary scrutiny mentions it 20 times and defines it in sweeping terms. These include an astonishing clause about “all those things of benefit to the Republic”. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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