Share on Facebook Share on Twitter December 11, 2019 By Charlie Savage NYT: We Just Got a Rare Look at National Security Surveillance. It Was Ugly. A high-profile inspector general report has served as fodder for arguments about President Trump. But its findings about surveillance are important beyond partisan politics. Read More Prev Next News & Guts The 400-page report shows how the FBI clandestinely invaded the privacy of countless individuals under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.