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Here’s How Metadata on Billions of Phone Calls Predicts terrorist Attacks

Truman Project and Center for National Policy

Yesterday, when NSA Director General Keith Alexander testified before the House Committee on Intelligence, he declared that the NSA’s surveillance programs have provided “critical leads to help prevent over 50 potential terrorist events.” FBI Deputy Director Sean Boyce elaborated by describing four instances when the NSA’s surveillance programs have had an impact:

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