Secrecy Mustn’t Crush Rule of Law

Are there any legal limits to what the executive branch can do in the name of national security, or is it anything goes?
In separate federal lawsuits challenging the warrantless surveillance of American citizens, the Bush administration argues that courts must dismiss cases claiming that the National Security Agency has broken the law because those claims implicate “state secrets.”
Wired News: Secrecy Mustn’t Crush Rule of Law