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Russell Brand And Susan Sarandon Declare Support For Edward Snowden

The Huffington Post | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.10.2014 | Politics

Musicians and actors ranging from Russell Brand to Susan Sarandon expressed solidarity Monday with Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor whose lea...

Edward Snowden: Planned U.S. Cyber Warfare Program Could Hurt Innocent Countries

Reuters | Posted 10.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Aug 13 (Reuters) - A developing U.S. cyber security program would not only hunt down and halt potential computer attacks but also strike...

Snowden Gets Permission To Stay In Russia For 3 More Years

AP | JIM HEINTZ | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics

MOSCOW (AP) — Former NSA systems analyst Edward Snowden, who is wanted by the U.S. for leaking details about once-secret surveillance programs, has ...

Russia Likely To Prolong Snowden's Temporary Asylum

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2014 | World

MOSCOW, July 11 (Reuters) - Russia will most probably extend former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden's temporary asylum on the grounds th...

Snowden: 'Disingenuous' For Government To 'Exploit' 9/11

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

Edward Snowden recalled his own experience on Sept. 11, 2001, to express his understanding of terrorism in an interview Wednesday with NBC News' Brian...

Edward Snowden: I Have No Relationship With Russia

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

Edward Snowden said in an interview with NBC News that aired Wednesday that he has developed no relationship with Russia or Russian President Vladimir...

Edward Snowden Says The U.S. Stranded Him In Russia

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

Edward Snowden said he is "surprised" he ended up in Russia after leaking documents detailing the NSA's surveillance programs last year. During an ...

Matt Sledge

Edward Snowden Has No Regrets

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Edward Snowden took to the web on Thursday for a chat on a WikiLeaks-affiliated website raising money for his legal defense. In response to reports th...

Eric Holder Open To 'Conversation' With Edward Snowden

The Huffington Post | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.24.2014 | Politics

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday he would "engage in conversation" with National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden in search of som...

Feinstein and Rogers Blame Boris and Natasha

Bea Edwards | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics
Bea Edwards

Let's give the two of them the benefit of the doubt and inspect the plausibility of their quasi-allegations. What on earth would the Russians gain from forcing the US to dial back its purportedly essential and effective dragnet surveillance of the world's peoples? That's a tough one, but the obvious answer is "nothing," because we are not at war with Russia.

The Sunday Shows' Super-Weak Snowden Questions

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media

In a new interview with the New Yorker, Edward Snowden called out the Sunday morning shows for the way they handled politicians' claims that he was wo...

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...

Snowden Trial Could Backfire

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Should Edward Snowden ever return to the U.S., he would face criminal charges for leaking information about National Security Agen...

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.

Luke Johnson

Top Russian Site Goes Silent On Snowden Job

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Edward Snowden's Russian lawyer, Anatoly Kucherena, said Thursday that the National Security Agency leaker had a new job in Russia at a ...

Edward Snowden Has A New Job, Russian Lawyer Claims

Reuters | Posted 12.31.2013 | Politics

* Lawyer says name of site withheld for security reasons * Snowden's location in Russia is being kept secret * Russia gr...

Whistleblower or Traitor, Snowden Must Shut Up

William H. Harwood | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
William H. Harwood

Any defense of Snowden ended when he kept talking. And, as if hell-bent on crushing all hope of redemption, he keeps providing details.

Edward Snowden's Father Arrives In Russia

Reuters | Posted 12.10.2013 | Politics

* Lon Snowden says he has had no direct contact with son Edward * Says unaware of son's plans, believes he is not disclosing informat...

Report: Snowden Got Stuck In Russia After Cuba Blocked Entry

Reuters | Posted 10.25.2013 | World

MOSCOW, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden got stuck in the transit zone of a Moscow airport because Havana said it...

Jason Cherkis

Pentagon Papers Lawyer: Snowden Is No Coward

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 08.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- National Security Agency whistle-blower Edward Snowden has been slammed by some as a “coward” for refusing to turn himself in to U.S...

GOP Rep. Supports Amnesty For Edward Snowden

The Huffington Post | Katie Burkhart | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

Rep. Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) is the latest member of Congress to sound off on the fate of Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contra...

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...

Luke Johnson

Obama Opposes Olympic Boycott, Criticizes Russian Anti-Gay Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Friday that he did not favor boycotting the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, rejecting calls from LGBT...

Gerry Smith

Edward Snowden Not The Only Cyber Fugitive In Russia

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 08.09.2013 | Technology

Edward Snowden may be the most high-profile computer-savvy fugitive to find safe haven in Russia, but he is hardly the first. In the telling of Americ...

Glenn Greenwald Reveals He's Spoken To Snowden

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.05.2013 | Media

Glenn Greenwald told "Democracy Now" on Monday that he has spoken to Edward Snowden since the NSA leaker took temporary asylum in Russia, and that Sno...