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National Security and Surveillance

If Arab Americans are monitored by the government, what is to prevent other ethnic groups from being monitored due to real or manufactured threats to national security?
Once eavesdropping, search and seizure, and detention of suspects is allowed, how does one decide where it ends?
Will this mean that any ethnic group that protests its situation or treatment in U.S. society may be vulnerable to the government's concern for national security?
Does any of this actually address the problem of national security in a useful way?

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These are excellent questions with at least one with no real answer. The Arab Americans are not the only group being monitored, as many Hispanic and Asian groups will tell you. So the answer to the first one is, there is nothing to prevent it, other than the citizens forcing the change. This is difficult from a grassroots perspective. ...

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The expert determines what prevents other ethnic groups from being monitored due to real or manufactured threats to national security. How to decide when eavesdropping, search and seizures a detention ends is given.

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