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Snowden Leaks

Ali Watkins

Senate Votes To Turn NSA Spying Back On, But With Reforms | Ali Watkins | Posted 06.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After allowing portions of the Patriot Act to expire early Monday, lawmakers voted on Tuesday to reinstate the National Security Agency'...

Snowden Files Reveal Massive Canadian Surveillance Program

Reuters | Posted 03.30.2015 | Media

(Adds CSE watchdog says it reviewing agency use of data, comments by privacy commissioner's office and Brazil government) By David Lju...

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...

The Year of Edward Snowden

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 07.13.2014 | Media
Tom Engelhardt

This is publication day for Greenwald's new book, No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Security State, about his last near-year swept away by the Snowden affair. It's been under wraps until now for obvious reasons.

Sam Stein

Bipartisan Bill Would Force Obama To Unveil Spy Agencies' 'Black Budget' | Sam Stein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Reflecting the growing concern about the opaqueness of America’s national intelligence apparatus, a bipartisan group of lawmakers on T...

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.

Snowden Didn't Blow Up Anything -- Venezuelan President Says

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

For more than 50 years the U.S. has harbored and trained Cuban exile terrorists who have blown up civilian planes and mounted raids killing innocent c...

Surveillance Act Needs Independent Advocates to Promote Reliable Intelligence, Protect U.S. Ideals

Merton Bernstein | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics
Merton Bernstein

One key element of American exceptionalism is our dedication to the rule of law. It is a value that constitutes an inspirational force throughout the world. We owe it to ourselves to protect that heritage.

Sam Stein

NSA Chief: No Way To Guarantee No Future Edward Snowdens | Sam Stein | Posted 06.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Gen. Keith Alexander, the head of the National Security Agency, acknowledged on Sunday that there is no foolproof way to prevent future ...

U.S. 'In Conversation' With Hong Kong Over Snowden Extradition

Reuters | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, June 22 (Reuters) - The United States has gone to Hong Kong authorities seeking the extradition of Edward Snowden, a former U.S. Nationa...