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Top Secret NSA 'Black Budget' Revealed

AP | STEPHEN BRAUN | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The National Security Agency on Thursday disputed a published report that secret intelligence budget files provided by agency leaker Edw...

Edward Snowden Reportedly Impersonated NSA Officials

Posted 08.29.2013 | Politics

Edward Snowden, the former government contractor who leaked information on the National Security Agency's surveillance programs, impersonated NSA offi...

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....

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...

Report: NSA Spied On The U.N.

AP | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics

BERLIN -- The German magazine Der Spiegel says the U.S. National Security Agency secretly monitored the U.N.'s internal video conferencing system by d...

Snowden Suspected Of Covering Electronic Tracks

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN and KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. government's efforts to determine which highly classified materials leaker Edward Snowden took from the National Security Agenc...

The Guardian's Computer Smash-Up Story Grows Increasingly Bizarre

Bob Cesca | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Every publication makes mistakes. Every major publication has, at some point, botched a story. But the way things are going with The Guardian as it publishes this series of Edward Snowden "bombshells," we're well beyond isolated glitches.

Jason Cherkis

Pentagon Papers Lawyer: Snowden Is No Coward | 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...

Fifteen Minutes of Fame and the First and Fourteenth Amendments

David Abbitt | Posted 10.22.2013 | Media
David Abbitt

At some point we have to ask ourselves: What are the costs for our increasing proclivity towards escapism in our social and news media?

NSA Collected Thousands Of Emails From Americans With No Terror Ties

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER and STEPHEN BRAUN | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The National Security Agency declassified three secret court opinions Wednesday showing how in one of its surveillance programs it ...

Miranda's Rights for the Pastor's Wife?

Ben Daniel | Posted 10.21.2013 | Religion
Ben Daniel

Maybe events in London have made this American pastor paranoid, or maybe we have awakened to an America that is not the One Nation, Under God and Indivisible, to which we long have pledged allegiance. Perhaps ours has become a land where those who truly are brave no longer are entirely free.

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...

Michael Calderone

ACLU Helping Coordinate Edward Snowden's Legal Defense | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -– The American Civil Liberties Union said Friday that it has been in contact with former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowde...

Michael Calderone

Edward Snowden To HuffPost: Media Being Misled | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.19.2013 | Media

NEW YORK –- National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden wants to set the record straight after individuals associated with his father have...

When I Sued the FBI -- and Won

Rabbi Arthur Waskow | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics
Rabbi Arthur Waskow

In 1976, nine Washingtonians -- including me -- sued the FBI for violating our First Amendment right "of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances." Our lawsuit won.

So Obama's Discussion of NSA Reforms Makes Snowden a 'Hero'?

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics
Lorraine Devon Wilke

Whatever label you want to give Edward Snowden, 'hero' doesn't quite cut it for many observers of this convoluted scenario.

Obama: 'I Don't Think Mr. Snowden Was A Patriot'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

During a press conference on surveillance reforms Friday afternoon, President Barack Obama made clear his thoughts on National Security Agency whistle...

Democratic Civil Rights Icon Praises Edward Snowden

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's decision to leak classified information on the agency's massive domestic surveillance programs was an act of civil ...

No Secrecy Allowed

Abby Carras | Posted 10.06.2013 | College
Abby Carras

Whether it is morally wrong for the government to feel entitled to our information is another issue, but the idea of someone in the NSA office who has never heard my name and will never meet me reading a conversation I once had does not negatively affect my life in any legitimate way.

The Diplomat

Senain Kheshgi | Posted 10.06.2013 | Sports
Senain Kheshgi

Growing up in 1980s America, we were inundated with images of life on the other side of the Iron Curtain. Everyday, news reports beamed stories of soldiers patrolling the Berlin Wall and Eastern European politicians spouting rhetoric against the United States.

Contractor That Vetted Edward Snowden Under Investigation

Reuters | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Aug 3 (Reuters) - The company that conducted the most recent security review of former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden is the ...

Revelations Could Hurt Collaboration With 'Betrayed' Group

Reuters | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

By Joseph Menn LAS VEGAS, Aug 3 (Reuters) - The U.S. government's efforts to recruit talented hackers could suffer from the recent re...

Recent House Debate on NSA Has Restored My Faith in Democracy... Kind Of

Travis Irvine | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics
Travis Irvine

In case you hadn't already heard, last week a Congressional coalition of civil liberty-loving lefties and libertarian-leaning righties joined together to try and curb the NSA.

Sequestration To Blame For NSA Leaks

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

In an interview with the Washington Post, Lon Snowden -- father of National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden -- said sequestration can be blamed ...

Edward Snowden's Father Thanks Putin For Protection

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

MOSCOW — The father of National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden told Russian television that he is grateful to President Vladimir Putin an...