Tag Archives: Chris Pawlik

Scandal at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs – What Has Happened Since

What is the VA hospital scandal? by Chris Pawlik – The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (“VA”) hospital scandal concerns prolonged systemic deficiencies with the administration of and management of VA-run healthcare networks throughout the United States. The VA is the largest healthcare network in the United States and is responsible for providing healthcare coverage […]

The New March Madness: Congress, the Executive Agencies, and the Uncertain Future of American Surveillance

By Chris Pawlik – March 2014 was a whirlwind of a month for those within the United States intelligence community. Vice Admiral Michael S. Rogers, President Barack Obama’s nominee, to replace General Keith as the 17th Director of the National Security Agency (NSA), testified for the first time before the Senate armed services committee. Later that same day, Senator Diane […]

Trouble at Sea: Budget Cuts, Changing Smuggling Trends Create New Problems for Old South Florida Headache

BY CHRIS PAWLIK – It’s no secret that South Florida has long been one of the largest entry points for the supply of cocaine sold in the United States. Much to the chagrin of state and federal law enforcement, cocaine smugglers have utilized the vastness of the ocean to elude detection in a difficult game of […]