There is something quite unsettling about a person who purports to be operating on behalf of the public good -- whistle-blowing privacy abuses -- but then finds it necessary to run and hide in an airport transit lounge where he can safely avoid taking responsibility for his actions.
Snowden recently released info showing Microsoft is working with the government, granting backdoor access to monitor private citizens for terrorist ac...
Prior to the Snowden affair, it looked as if Secretary of State John Kerry might have brokered a thaw in U.S.-Venezuelan relations. If anything, however, the Snowden affair will probably exacerbate the poisonous atmosphere.
Millions around the world support Edward Snowden for revealing secret information about NSA surveillance activities. But in his quest to continue to ...
Amidst new revelations of U.S. spying in Latin America and ongoing diplomatic tensions over the asylum efforts of Edward Snowden, Democracy Now! speaks with Ecuadorean Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño.
Has the rush to apprehend Snowden sacrificed U.S. standing as champion of the politically oppressed and the rule of law?
With Obama in power, a number of MSNBC talking heads have reacted to the Snowden disclosures like Fox News hosts did when they were in hysterical damage control mode for Bush -- complete with ridiculously fact-free claims and national chauvinism that we've long come to expect from the "fair & balanced" channel.
If Obama's underlying objective was to intimidate Latin American nations over the Snowden affair, his strategy has colossally backfired. Indeed, much to the chagrin of the White House, Latin nations have rallied to Snowden's defense.
Much to the chagrin of the Obama administration, the unlikely Evo Morales incident has made Washington look like an international bully. In Germany, there are growing calls to assist Snowden, and meanwhile, South America may prove more receptive to the young whistleblower.
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In the aftermath of the Edward Snowden controversy, which has revealed massive National Security Administration (NSA) spying in Germany, top officials in Berlin have expressed indignation that Washington would turn on a friendly ally.
Is Edward Snowden really stuck in transit at the Moscow airport? The Obama administration is desperately trying to track down Snowden. Can you blame...
Where do we draw the line on surveillance? Or will we draw no line at all, using 9/11 as the rationale for an era of ubiquitous surveillance of all, demonstrable friend and potential foe alike?
As a former U.S. diplomat, I believe that threatening someone with charges of treason for wanting to give the public real facts about U.S. initiated foreign conflicts will substantially damage our country's image in the eyes of the world.
By offering shelter to first Assange and now Snowden, Correa has embarked on a high stakes game. The pugnacious president is constantly upping the ante, casting Ecuador's plight as a David and Goliath struggle against the odds.
In the current Information Age, knowledge has become the trading commodity par excellence. In the instance of knowledge being that which transcends human value, this NSA event is one prime example.