Shunned as NSA Advisers, Academics Question Their Ties to the Agency

Eli Burakian, Dartmouth College

Philip Hanlon, a mathematician who is president of Dartmouth College, served on the advisory board of
 the National Security Agency, where he says the discussion shifted toward nonscientific business topics.
February 10, 2014

For decades, the National Security Agency’s main internal advisory board was rich with scientists from major research universities, helping the agency’s leaders keep American spies technologically a step ahead of their Cold War rivals.

Then, in…

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