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  • 'Angry Birds' used for NSA, British spying efforts, documents say

    Even when you're slinging angry birds across the screen of your smartphone, the National Security Agency may be tracking your information, Monday reports said. The New York Times, the Guardian and Pro Publica have revealed documents leaked by former NSA...
  • U.S. must win back trust on intelligence gathering, Obama says

    U.S. must win back trust on intelligence gathering, Obama says
    WASHINGTON -- Saying that U.S. intelligence agencies have to "win back the trust, not just of governments but more importantly of ordinary citizens," President Obama confirmed that he will propose to Congress that the National Security Agency no longer...
  • Intelligence leakers pose 'critical threat' to U.S., say spy chiefs

    Intelligence leakers pose 'critical threat' to U.S., say spy chiefs
    WASHINGTON -- Insiders such as Edward Snowden who leak secrets about sensitive U.S. intelligence programs pose a "critical threat" to the United States, America's spy chiefs warned Congress in their annual report on global national security risks. For...
  • Defense in Loop bomb plot case to get secret terror court filings

    Defense in Loop bomb plot case to get secret terror court filings
    In an unprecedented move, a federal judge Wednesday ordered prosecutors to turn over confidential court filings that launched the terrorism sting operation against a young west suburban man who was ultimately charged with plotting to set off a bomb...
  • Report puts Snowden-like leaks as the No. 2 threat to U.S. security

    Report puts Snowden-like leaks as the No. 2 threat to U.S. security
    WASHINGTON — Insiders like Edward Snowden who leak secrets about sensitive U.S. intelligence programs pose a potentially greater danger to national security than terrorists, America's spy chiefs warned Wednesday in their annual report to Congress on...
  • The benefits of Snowden

    It’s the same old, same old. Any two people can look at the same photograph but see a different picture. While some view Edward Snowden as a traitor for disclosing top secret National Security Agency documents, others (myself included) admire...
  • Navy Vice Adm. Michael S. Rogers nominated as NSA head

    Navy Vice Adm. Michael S. Rogers nominated as NSA head
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama has nominated Navy Vice Adm. Michael S. Rogers, a 30-year Navy veteran, to head the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command, officials said Thursday. If confirmed by the Senate, Rogers will take over an intelligence...
  • Several cybersecurity initiatives lost after Snowden's NSA leaks

    Several cybersecurity initiatives lost after Snowden's NSA leaks
    WASHINGTON — Early last year, as Edward Snowden was preparing to disclose classified documents he had purloined from National Security Agency computers in Hawaii, the NSA director, Gen. Keith Alexander, was gearing up to sell Congress and the public...
  • Russia's illicit missiles [Editorial]

    Russia's illicit missiles  [Editorial]
    Despite President Obama's campaign pledge to "push the reset button" on U.S. relations with Russia, America's dealings with its erstwhile Cold War adversary recently have been anything but smooth. Moscow and Washington clashed last year over Russia's...
  • Letters: Snepp vs. Snowden

    Re "Snowden's weasel ways," Opinion, Jan. 31 Granted, journalist and former CIA officer Frank Snepp deserves credit for blowing the whistle on how America behaved during its inglorious exit from Saigon in 1975. But for him to claim that "I was the...
  • New crop of documentaries make the case for prosecutorial misconduct

    It was after a late screening and the group of several hundred was aggrieved, its moral hackles raised. "How could they treat him so badly?" one audience member asked. "An injustice," said another. "What can people do with their frustrations?" asked...