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Thomas E. Ricks' daily take on national security.

What sort of help do Google and the National Security Agency give each other?

Something, it looks like, but we are not going to be told about it, if a U.S. Court of Appeals ruling issued last Friday stands. I wonder if Google and NSA will merge one day.  On the other hand, something that discourages intelligence operatives in China from hacking into our e-mails is probably a good ...

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Something, it looks like, but we are not going to be told about it, if a U.S. Court of Appeals ruling issued last Friday stands.

I wonder if Google and NSA will merge one day. 

On the other hand, something that discourages intelligence operatives in China from hacking into our e-mails is probably a good thing. Hmm -- maybe I am learning how to love Big Brother?

Something, it looks like, but we are not going to be told about it, if a U.S. Court of Appeals ruling issued last Friday stands.

I wonder if Google and NSA will merge one day. 

On the other hand, something that discourages intelligence operatives in China from hacking into our e-mails is probably a good thing. Hmm — maybe I am learning how to love Big Brother?

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1

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