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Director of National Intelligence Calls On Edward Snowden To Return NSA Documents

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 01.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Director of National Intelligence James Clapper wants former NSA systems analyst Edward Snowden to return the rest of the secret d...

NSA Reportedly Using Angry Birds, Other Apps To Collect Data

AP | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON (AP) — Documents leaked by former NSA contactor Edward Snowden suggest that spy agencies have a powerful ally in t...

Why Obama Cares More About the Feelings of Foreign Leaders than Safeguarding Americans' Constitutional Rights

Ivan Eland | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
Ivan Eland

To overcome bureaucratic vested interests and revitalize U.S. constitutional checks and balances, however, Americans need to get a lot madder than they are about Bush and Obama's violation of sacred rights.

Gerry Smith

U.S. Tech Industry Could Lose Billions From NSA Scandal | Gerry Smith | Posted 01.24.2014 | World

Election officials in India canceled a deal with Google to improve voter registration. In China, sales of Cisco routers dropped 10 percent in a recent...

Obama Promises Germany: No Spying

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

* Ties frayed by reports U.S. bugged Merkel's phone * Differences of opinion no reason to wiretap - Obama * Rare TV inte...

Edward Snowden Vindicated By Obama Speech

The Huffington Post | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

In a major speech Friday on the future of the National Security Agency, President Barack Obama announced a series of modest reforms to the way the age...

Obama To Announce Overhaul Of NSA Spying

Reuters | STEVE HOLLAND AND MARK HOSENBALL | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama will announce on Friday a major overhaul of a controversial National Security Agency program that collects vast amounts of basi...

NSA Metadata Collection: Fourth Amendment Violation

Marjorie Cohn | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics
Marjorie Cohn

Whereas Leon's detailed analysis demonstrated how Jones leads to the result that the NSA program probably violates the Fourth Amendment, Pauley failed to meaningfully distinguish Jones from the NSA case, merely noting that the Jones court did not overrule Smith.

Iranian News Agency: Snowden Docs Reveal Alien Conspiracy

Posted 01.23.2014 | World

Mining conspiracy-theory-peddling websites based in the United States, Iran’s semi-official Fars news agency published a series of bizarre claims re...

It's Not Only Privacy But Democracy That Snowden Has Tried to Help Us Save

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics
Mark Weisbrot

Edward Snowden is a courageous American hero and will be remembered as one, long after the "war on terror" is replaced by some other pretext for violating Americans' constitutional rights and the rest of the world's national sovereignty and privacy, and sometimes security.

Why Hasn't Obama Reined in NSA?

Bob Burnett | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics
Bob Burnett

After the 2008 election, Barack Obama supporters had high expectations for his national-security policy. He's accomplished some of these objectives but he hasn't reined in the NSA. Why not?

Matt Sledge

Obama 'Wrestling' With NSA Leak Response | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama met with 16 members of Congress -- including fierce critics of National Security Agency spying -- for more than an hour at the ...

Taking Snowden's Christmas Message Seriously

Jay Sterling Silver | Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics
Jay Sterling Silver

Although the media wasn't listening, Snowden's Christmas remarks broadened the message: the concept of privacy itself, and what we are to leave of it to our children, is important, is in peril, and must be added to the conversation.

New NSA Program Revealed

Reuters | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

Jan 2 (Reuters) - The U.S. National Security Agency is trying to develop a computer that could ultimately break most encryption programs, whether th...

Edward Snowden, Russian Agent?

Keith Thomson | Posted 03.04.2014 | World
Keith Thomson

On Kremlin matters, I turn to Jason Matthews, who became an authority on the topic during his 33 years as a CIA operations officer.

News Outlets Urge Obama To Help NSA Whistleblower

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

The editorial boards of The New York Times and The Guardian published editorials on Wednesday, urging the Obama administration to treat Edward Snowden...

President Obama's Freedom Agenda and the Road to Redemption in 2014

Bennet Kelley | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

This has been a disappointing year for President Obama and the Democrats. he road to redemption for President Obama in 2014 may very well be in pursuing a freedom agenda that ensures that we preserve our freedoms for future generations.

Elise Foley

Former NSA Head: Snowden May Be A 'Traitor' | Elise Foley | Posted 12.30.2013 | Politics

Michael Hayden, former director of the National Security Agency, said Sunday that he used to describe leaker Edward Snowden as a "defector," but is no...

Lawmakers Unimpressed By Snowden's 'Mission Accomplished' Declaration

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress said Sunday they weren't impressed with Edward Snowden's recent publicity blitz calling for an end to mass sur...

Lawrence O'Donnell Attacks Snowden's Christmas Message

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell's patience for Edward Snowden appears to be growing short. On Wednesday, the NSA whistleblower delivered the UK Channel 4's "Al...

Edward Snowden's Christmas Message To The Government: 'Asking Is Always Cheaper Than Spying'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

One day after word broke that Edward Snowden was planning a Christmas message, the NSA whistleblower delivered his reminder for the government. In ...

Edward Snowden's Christmas Message

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

Edward Snowden will deliver the Channel 4 "Alternative Christmas Message" for 2013, the British television broadcaster announced Tuesday. Since 199...

Edward Snowden: 'Mission's Already Accomplished'

AP | Posted 02.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — After six months when he was rarely heard from except through the documents he leaked, fugitive former National Security Agency co...

Edward Snowden: 'The Mission's Already Accomplished'

The Washington Post | Posted 12.23.2013 | Politics

During more than 14 hours of interviews, the first he has conducted in person since arriving here in June, Snowden did not part the curtains or step o...

Christina Wilkie

Sen. Mark Udall: 'Status Quo' Argument For NSA Spying 'Fell Apart This Week' | Christina Wilkie | Posted 12.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Colorado Sen. Mark Udall (D) said on Sunday that any arguments against reform of the National Security Agency's surveillance programs cr...