Author: David E. Sanger
In an age of reckonings, when so many bills have come due, Obama has made the case for an America that can no longer do it all. It must pick its fights.
American officials sometimes dig into corporations because they are suspected to be witting or unwitting suppliers of technology to the North Koreans or the Iranians.
The government does not deny it routinely spies to advance American economic advantage, which is part of its broad definition of how it protects American national security.