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Edward Snowden

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  • Hostage deaths show risks of US intelligence gaps on al-Qaida

    WASHINGTON The deaths of two hostages in a U.S. attack on an al-Qaida hideout in Pakistan underscore how the lack of accurate, on-the-ground intelligence can have tragic consequences in counterterrorism operations. "The value and efficacy of drone...
  • Pentagon to launch cyberstrategy push in Silicon Valley

    Pentagon to launch cyberstrategy push in Silicon Valley
    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter will unveil a new military cyberstrategy Thursday in the heart of Silicon Valley, reaching out to Facebook Inc. and other companies to help boost the nation's digital defenses. The two-day visit underscores a long-delayed...
  • New Pentagon cyber strategy to discuss nation's offensive capabilities

    New Pentagon cyber strategy to discuss nation's offensive capabilities
    Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter will lay out the military’s new strategy for fighting battles over computer networks Thursday, today, officials said, revealing what analysts say appears be a tougher, more offensive approach to cyber warfare....
  • France's govt wants emergency surveillance powers

    French Prime Minister Manuel Valls called Monday for emergency government surveillance powers in case of an exceptional threat, a move prompted by the deadly Paris attacks earlier this year. In a speech in Parliament, Valls urged a new intelligence...
  • Privacy advocates seek more openness on NSA surveillance

    As Congress considers whether to extend the life of a program that sweeps up American phone records, privacy advocates and civil liberties groups say too much about government surveillance remains secret for the public to fully evaluate its reach or...
  • Senate leaders propose extending NSA phone records storage

    Weeks before a key surveillance law expires, Senate Republicans have introduced a bill that would allow the National Security Agency to continue collecting the calling records of nearly every American. The measure by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and...
  • With millennials gaining influence, surveillance reform is inevitable

    With millennials gaining influence, surveillance reform is inevitable
    About a year ago, a thirtysomething sculptor in Los Angeles began working on a bust of Edward Snowden. When he was done, he shipped the bust to his artist friends on the East Coast. Just before dawn April 6, the artists crept under cover of darkness...
  • Law enforcement worries over beefed-up phone encryption

    Law enforcement worries over beefed-up phone encryption
    NEWPORT NEWS — The FBI and local law enforcement agencies are concerned about new changes to cellphones they say could hamper their ability to obtain crucial information during criminal investigations. But not everyone agrees, with iPhone maker...
  • Conservatives push for changes to Patriot Act data provisions as expiration draws near

    WASHINGTON With key provisions of the Patriot Act set to expire on June 1, conservative advocacy groups are telling Republican lawmakers they should make significant changes to the government's authority to collect data about Americans. The groups feel...
  • For the subjects of '1971,' being Snowden before Snowden

    For the subjects of '1971,' being Snowden before Snowden
    John and Bonnie Raines were an ordinary young married couple in the early 1970s, raising three children in a Philadelphia suburb, he a college professor and she a homemaker. John had been a Freedom Rider in the 1960s, and he and his wife each attended...
  • John Oliver interviews�Edward Snowden, and real journalism breaks out

    John Oliver has said any apparent acts of journalism he commits are solely in pursuit of a joke, but humor seemed to take a backseat in his interview with National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, which aired Sunday on HBO's"Last Week Tonight." The...