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Edward Snowden Leaks

Matt Sledge

Mass Surveillance Is Corroding American Democracy, Report Concludes | Matt Sledge | Posted 07.28.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Being a lawyer or a reporter increasingly means adopting the paranoid tactics of a drug dealer, a joint Human Rights Watch and American Ci...

Al Gore Offers Praise For Snowden

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

Former Vice President Al Gore said Edward Snowden did "an important service" by leaking documents that detailed the extent of the National Security Ag...

Matt Sledge

These 8 Things Happened Only Because Of Edward Snowden | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.05.2014 | Politics

One year ago Thursday, one of the most consequential leaks of classified U.S. government documents in history exploded onto the world scene: The first...

Susan Rice: Edward Snowden 'Was Not Trained As A Spy'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

National Security Advisor Susan Rice is pushing back on Edward Snowden's recent assertions about his training and expertise level, denying that the fo...

John Kerry To Edward Snowden: 'Man Up'

AP | Posted 07.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday called National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden a fugitive and challenged him to "...

Snowden: 'I Was Trained As A Spy'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

In an interview with NBC News' Brian Williams, Edward Snowden stood by his technical expertise and training, brushing off critics who have dismissed h...

How I Met Edward Snowden

Glenn Greenwald | Posted 07.13.2014 | Media
Glenn Greenwald

On December 1, 2012, I received my first communication from Edward Snowden, although I had no idea at the time that it was from him. The contact came in the form of an email from someone calling himself Cincinnatus.

Guardian Threatened With Closure Over Snowden Stories, Editor Says

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 03.31.2014 | Media

UPDATE: Guardian deputy editor Paul Johnson followed up with the Irish Times to clarify that the British government threatened to close down the Guard...

Law Firm Reportedly Ensnared In NSA Surveillance

Reuters | Posted 04.18.2014 | Politics

By Casey Sullivan Feb 15 (Reuters) - An unnamed U.S. law firm was caught up in the global surveillance of the National Security Agency...

Edward Snowden Denies 'Absurd' Russian Spy Theory

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

In an interview with the New Yorker's Jane Mayer published Tuesday, former government contractor Edward Snowden denied accusations that he was collabo...

Republican Lawmaker Points Finger At Russia

Reuters | Posted 03.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 19 (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee said on Sunday he is investigating whether forme...

John Bolton: Edward Snowden 'Ought To Swing From A Tall Oak Tree'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.17.2013 | Politics

Former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton spoke out against former government contractor Edward Snowden for leaking classified details ...

Officials Say U.S. May Never Know Extent Of Snowden's Leaks

New York Times | Posted 12.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — American intelligence and law enforcement investigators have concluded that they may never know the entirety of what the former Nationa...

Guardian Staff Could Face Shocking Charges

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2014 | Media

* Guardian newspaper editor summoned to parliament * Accused by some of helping terrorists by publishing leaks * Snowden...

NSA Chief: Snowden Leaked Up To 200,000 Secret Documents

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON Nov 14 (Reuters) - Former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden leaked as many as 200,0...

Mistaking Omniscience for Omnipotence

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

If the drip-drip-drip of Snowden's mother of all leaks -- which began in May and clearly won't stop for months to come -- has taught us anything, however, it should be this: omniscience is not omnipotence. At least on the global political scene today, they may bear remarkably little relation to each other.

Document Leaked By Snowden Sheds Light On Bin Laden Raid

Washington Post | Posted 08.29.2013 | Politics

The U.S. commando raid that killed Osama bin Laden was guided from space by a fleet of satellites, which aimed dozens of separate receivers over Pakis...

Edward Snowden Reportedly Impersonated NSA Officials

Posted 08.29.2013 | Politics

Edward Snowden, the former government contractor who leaked information on the National Security Agency's surveillance programs, impersonated NSA offi...

War On Leaks Is Pitting Journalist Vs. Journalist | DAVID CARR | Posted 08.26.2013 | Media

A disgruntled loner with access to military secrets comes across documents that pull back the veil on government actions in a lost war and decides for...

Michael Calderone

Edward Snowden To HuffPost: Media Being Misled | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.19.2013 | Media

NEW YORK –- National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden wants to set the record straight after individuals associated with his father have...

Edward Snowden Connects With His Father For First Time Since Fleeing U.S.

AP | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

MOSCOW — The Russian lawyer for Edward Snowden says the fugitive National Security Agency leaker has been in direct contact with his father over...

Gerry Smith

NSA Chief: Solution To Stopping The Next Snowden Is Replacing His Former Job With A Machine | Gerry Smith | Posted 08.09.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK -- The director of the National Security Agency said Thursday that the agency has found a way to prevent further leaks about American surveil...

Contractor That Vetted Edward Snowden Under Investigation

Reuters | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Aug 3 (Reuters) - The company that conducted the most recent security review of former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden is the ...

Wide-Reaching NSA Program Revealed

The Guardian | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

A top secret National Security Agency program allows analysts to search with no prior authorization through vast databases containing emails, online c...

Russia, U.S. Security Agencies In Talks On Snowden

Reuters | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

MOSCOW, July 26 (Reuters) - Russia's FSB federal security agency and its U.S. counterpart, the FBI, are in talks over the fate of former U.S. spy ag...