Shane Harris

Shane Harris is a Future Tense fellow at the New America Foundation and a senior writer at Foreign Policy. He is writing a book on cyber warfare.

Future Tense
March 28 2014 1:04 PMHeavy Is the Head That Wears Two HatsIf confirmed to head the NSA and U.S. Cyber Command, Adm. Michael Rogers will face big challenges.
The Book Club
Feb. 23 2010 2:29 PMScared of the Government Acquiring Information About You? The Really Scary Part Is What They Do With It.
July 15 2009 1:48 PMThe Most Important Questions To Ask About the CIA's Targeted Killing ProgramWe know Cheney ordered it kept secret. What don't we know?
Jan. 3 2006 6:30 AMTinker, Tailor, Miner, SpyWhy the NSA's snooping is unprecedented in scale and scope.
The Book Club
Feb. 24 2010 1:00 PMWe Need To Put Our Spies on a Data Diet
The Book Club
Feb. 22 2010 2:34 PMI'll Never Forget What John Poindexter Told Me on His Sailboat
Feb. 3 2006 6:17 PMSnoop DogsWhat does Congress do next about the NSA?



More Than Scottish Pride

Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself. 

IOS 8 Comes Out Today. Do Not Put It on Your iPhone 4S.

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows

The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything

It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.


Happy Constitution Day!

Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.

The Ungodly Horror of Having a Bug Crawl Into Your Ear and Scratch Away at Your Eardrum

My Father Was James Brown. I Watched Him Beat My Mother. Then I Married Someone Like Him.

  News & Politics
The World
Sept. 17 2014 4:08 PM How Teflon Is Vladimir Putin's Popularity?
Business Insider
Sept. 17 2014 1:36 PM Nate Silver Versus Princeton Professor: Who Has the Right Models?
Sept. 17 2014 1:59 PM Ask a Homo: Secret Ally Codes 
  Double X
Sept. 17 2014 4:10 PM Can These Women Fix the NFL? Or will the NFL fix them?
  Slate Plus
Slate Fare
Sept. 17 2014 9:37 AM Is Slate Too Liberal?  A members-only open thread.
Brow Beat
Sept. 17 2014 4:07 PM Kern Your Enthusiasm: The Genius of Jenson’s Roman
Future Tense
Sept. 17 2014 12:35 PM IOS 8 Comes Out Today. Do Not Put It on Your iPhone 4S.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 17 2014 11:18 AM A Bridge Across the Sky
Sports Nut
Sept. 17 2014 3:51 PM NFL Jerk Watch: Roger Goodell How much should you loathe the pro football commissioner?