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Snowden Charged With Espionage

Reuters | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics

By Tabassum Zakaria and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON, June 21 (Reuters) - The United States has filed espionage charges against Edward Snowden, a form...

Contractor Hired NSA Leaker Despite Concerns Over Discrepancies: Report

Reuters | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON June 20 (Reuters) - Hiring screeners at Booz Allen Hamilton, a contractor for the National Security Agenc...

Star Trek Into Dark Ops: The Wrath of Snowden

Robert Brenner | Posted 08.19.2013 | Comedy
Robert Brenner

Scene 1: The Federation Security Agency archives. Night. A lowly young security contractor named KHAN steals into the archives. Moments later, the archives explode, spilling all of the FSA's juicy secrets all over the Intergalacticnet.

Please Stop Yelling in a Little Box

Alison Rosen | Posted 08.18.2013 | Media
Alison Rosen

There was a time when having a nuanced, measured, well-considered take on something, one that didn't fit neatly into a, well, box was appreciated. Those days are gone.

It's A Brave New World, We Just Live In It

Zach Hindin | Posted 08.18.2013 | Politics
Zach Hindin

Almost immediately, the press invoked George Orwell to characterize the drama unfolding around Edward Snowden's revelation of the NSA's digitally omniscient domestic surveillance program. It should have been Aldous Huxley.

Republican Slams 'Dangerous' Snowden Move

Reuters | Posted 08.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, June 18 (Reuters) - The Republican head of a congressional panel on Tuesday said officials are concerned that former U.S. contractor Edw...

Are You As Courageous As Edward Snowden?

Gene Marks | Posted 08.17.2013 | Small Business
Gene Marks

I'm not saying that I agree with Edward Snowden's actions. But I do think he's courageous. Very courageous. More courageous than me. What about you?

Edward Snowden: I'm Not A Spy

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- NSA leaker Edward Snowden is defending his disclosure of top-secret U.S. spying programs in an online chat Monday with The Guardian, in ...

Jennifer Bendery

Edward Snowden: Dick Cheney Calling Me A Traitor Is The 'Highest Honor' For An American | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Edward Snowden said Monday that he takes it as a compliment that someone like former Vice President Dick Cheney is calling him a "traito...

Charlie Rose Nabs Primetime Obama Exclusive

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 06.17.2013 | Media

PBS announced on Monday that Charlie Rose sat down with President Obama for an exclusive interview about a variety of topics. The 45-minute interv...

Edward Snowden's Father Calls On Son Not To Release Any More Information

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

Lonnie Snowden, father of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, asked his son in an interview with Fox News set to air Monday not to leak more information...

Snowden To Host Live Q&A Through Guardian

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 06.17.2013 | Media

The Guardian announced on Monday that NSA leaker Edward Snowden would appear online to answer questions from readers. Snowden has not spoken out s...

Jennifer Bendery

Dick Cheney: Edward Snowden Is A 'Traitor' And Possibly A Chinese Spy | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Vice President Dick Cheney said Sunday that Edward Snowden betrayed his country by leaking classified documents about the U.S. go...

The Power of the Individual: Fathers Know Best

Matthew Dowd | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics
Matthew Dowd

I thank Edward Snowden for again showing us the power one individual can have on this planet of more than 7 billion people. An awesome reminder of the strength in numbers -- the number one. You.

The Snowden Principle

John Cusack | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics
John Cusack

The Snowden Principle, and that fire that inspired him to take unimaginable risks, is fundamentally about fostering an informed and engaged public. The Constitution embraces that idea.

Ryan Grim

Senator Who Disclosed Pentagon Papers Backs Edward Snowden | Ryan Grim | Posted 06.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mike Gravel, the former Alaskan senator who publicly released Daniel Ellsberg's Pentagon Papers by placing them into the congressional r...

The New One Percent Doctrine

David Bromwich | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics
David Bromwich

The architects of behavior will thus be warranted in telling the people that they can win back the confidence of the government only by redoubled efforts. Would it not be easier in that case for the government to dissolve the people and elect another?

Rove: Edward Snowden Made The World 'Less Safe'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

Former Bush adviser Karl Rove weighed in Wednesday on reports of the National Security Agency's large-scale surveillance of phone and internet data, s...

Sam Stein

Jeff Merkley Presses FISA Court To Open Its Books On Phone Surveillance | Sam Stein | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Towards the end of his hearing Wednesday on cyber threats and the intelligence community’s surveillance efforts, Gen. Keith Alexander,...

Sunnylands Summitry: Alternate Chinese View, Alternate Californian Summit

William Bradley | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

Snowden's revelations have dramatically undercut Washington's effort to corner Beijing on the issue. They allow Xi to counter Obama's complaints by saying that the rest of the world, including China, is a potential victim of this massive and formerly secret American cyber-surveillance program.

Matt Sledge

Court Shoots Down Obama Surveillance Secrecy Claim | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. -- The secret court that reviews the government's foreign surveillance requests ruled on Wednesday that a 2011 opinion finding that th...

New Details On Whistleblower's Past Emerge

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics

By Kristina Cooke and John Shiffman SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON, June 12 (Reuters) - Long before he became known worldwide as the NSA con...

The 6 Most Ridiculous Things Said About Edward Snowden's Girlfriend

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 06.12.2013 | Women

Lindsay Mills became famous this week -- not because of anything she did, but because of the man she dated. She was identified as the girlfriend of Ed...

Why Blow the Whistle? Remembering Enron

Ethan Casey | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics
Ethan Casey

Whether a "whistleblower," as Edward Snowden is inevitably being called, is good or bad, helpful or damaging, is an unavoidable and fundamental question, thus also inevitably divisive.

The PRISM Lesson

Shan Wells | Posted 08.12.2013 | Denver
Shan Wells