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WATCH: Should We Design Our Babies?

Posted 07.02.2014 | Impact

Watch Live at 1:20 - 2:20pm MDT (3:20 - 4:20pm EST). The discussion of “designer babies” often revolves around gender or hair color, but the me...

Booz Allen Exec Brags About Post-Snowden Stock Bump

The Huffington Post | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.06.2014 | Politics

Edward Snowden may have taken advantage of the cozy relationship between the National Security Administration and government contractors to filch secr...

Corporate Wrinkles in Snowden Saga May Prompt Brazil to Become More Vigilant

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 03.08.2014 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

At long last, Edward Snowden seems to have sparked a vital public debate about the U.S. national security state and its activities in South America. It may not be so easy, however, to disentangle the thorny web of corporate influence.

Snowden Reportedly Impersonated NSA Officials

NBC News | Posted 08.29.2013 | Politics

Edward Snowden accessed some secret national security documents by assuming the electronic identities of top NSA officials, said intelligence sources....

Does New Policy Protect Intelligence Whistleblowers?

Project On Government Oversight | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics
Project On Government Oversight

Whistleblowers can't be expected to make internal disclosures without credible protections. PPD-19 is a promising step towards a more accountable intelligence community.

Air Force: Defense Contractor Not Responsible For Snowden Leaks

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

By Andrea Shalal-Esa WASHINGTON, July 10 (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force said it sees no evidence that a defense contractor that employ...

Whistle-Blower Snowden's Explosive South of the Border Disclosures

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 09.07.2013 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

Perhaps, news of the NSA spying operation will even increase public support for Snowden in Central and South America, thus raising the possibility that the rogue NSA whistle-blower might wind up receiving diplomatic refuge in the region after all.

'You Can't Outsource National Security'

AP | STEPHEN BRAUN | Posted 07.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Before Edward Snowden began leaking national security secrets, he twice cleared the hurdle of the federal government's background check ...

America's New Cold War: Why the Allies Side With Snowden

Robert Scheer | Posted 08.31.2013 | Politics
Robert Scheer

Was Snowden a "traitor," as both California Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein and former Vice President Dick Cheney have insisted, or a genuine whistleblower, as some of our allies are beginning to grasp for letting folks around the world in on the dirty secrets of U.S. intelligence?

LOOK: Snowden's Ex-Employer Backs Super Ironic Discussion

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 07.01.2013 | Business

Despite firing one if its own employees for leaking information about the National Security Agency's surveillance programs, Booz Allen Hamilton appear...

Surprising Breadcrumbs in the 'Catch Me If You Can' Edward Snowden Saga

Wendy N. Powell | Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics
Wendy N. Powell

Amongst countless Americans, my personal jury has been out concerning the NSA leaker saga, wondering if Snowden is friend to the American people or fo...

Edward Snowden: The Elephant in the Room

Janet Ritz | Posted 08.25.2013 | Business
Janet Ritz

Snowden, whether he turns out to be hellbent on transparency or an out-and-out mole, is from a demographic of young Libertarian hackers who don't see America in the same way as their older counterparts. To the Snowdens of the world, transparency trumps national boundaries.

Snowden Sought Contractor Job To Gather NSA Surveillance Evidence

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

Edward Snowden, the former government contractor who leaked information on the National Security Agency's surveillance programs, says he sought the jo...

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...

Firm That Vetted NSA Leaker Under Investigation

AP | RICHARD LARDNER | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The government contractor that performed a background investigation of the man who says he disclosed two National Security Agency s...

The Terror Con

Robert Scheer | Posted 08.17.2013 | Politics
Robert Scheer

For defense contractors, the government officials who write them mega checks, and the hawks in the media who cheer them on, the name of the game is threat inflation. And no one has been better at it than the folks at Booz Allen Hamilton.

CIA Chief Predicted Contractor Leaks 66 Years Ago

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

As the Edward Snowden leak case reminds us, the United States government has increasingly outsourced its intelligence operations to private firms like...

Feds Hunted For NSA Whistleblower Days Before Program Went Public

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON, June 12 (Reuters) - U.S. government investigators began an urgent search for Edward Snowden several day...

What Don't We Know About Edward Snowden?

Matthew Dunn | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics
Matthew Dunn

By supplying his name, Snowden is sticking two fingers up at the United States intelligence community. Another possibility is that in supplying his name, he's added further fuel to a fire that's blazing across the political landscape of America.

Intelligence Czar Urges Caution In Wake Of NSA Leak

Reuters | Posted 08.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, June 11 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's intelligence czar this week sent a message to tens of thousands of U.S. intelligence commun...

'Don't Tread on Me!' Unless You're the National Security Agency

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 08.11.2013 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

The National Security Agency's data mining and domestic spying program that the investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald has exposed should concern anyone who cares about our Fourth Amendment privacy rights.

U.S. Relies On 500,000 People Like Edward Snowden To Monitor National Security Threats

AP | JONATHAN FAHEY and ADAM GOLDMAN | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The U.S. government monitors threats to national security with the help of nearly 500,000 people like Edward Snowden – employees of ...

Big Money and the NSA Scandal ... How Dangerous is the "Security/Digital Complex"?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Recent NSA revelations bring up some grave concerns about civil liberties. But they also raise other profound questions -- about the privatization of our military, our inflated expectations for digital technology, and the increasingly cozy relationship between Big Corporations (including Wall Street) and Big Defense.

NSA Leaks Prompts Calls For Less Reliance On Outside Contractors

Reuters | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics

By Deborah Charles WASHINGTON, June 10 (Reuters) - The U.S. government may have to reconsider how much it relies on outside defense co...

99 Percent Of Booz Allen Hamilton's Revenue Comes From The Federal Government

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 06.10.2013 | Business

Soon after National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed himself Sunday, his employer, the government consulting firm Booz Allen Hami...