Ashcroft On Balancing Security and Freedom

By KOLR10 News

Published 09/17 2013 01:12PM

Updated 09/17 2013 01:28PM

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft talked with KOLR10 News about balancing safety and security with liberty and freedom. His comments come a day after a gunman opened fire at the Navy Yard in Washington, killing 12 people.

In this longer-form interview Web Extra, Ashcroft also discusses the need for caution in backing democratically elected governments in areas of conflict around the globe. Hear why he believes the U.S. should hold those governments to another standard.

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