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Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden
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  • German government acknowledges 'shortcomings' at spy agency

    The German government acknowledged "shortcomings" at the country's foreign intelligence agency Thursday, following allegations that it may have helped the United States spy on Europeans. German weekly Der Spiegel reported on its website Thursday that the...
  • American who was spokesman for Osama bin Laden killed

    Adam Gadahn, a former Little Leaguer who grew up to become a spokesman for Osama bin Laden, was born in 1978 in Oregon as Adam Pearlman. Gadahn, who had treason charges pending against him, was killed in a drone strike in January, the White House...
  • Pentagon seeks to shed 'dreary' image to attract Silicon Valley talent

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter sought Thursday to begin repairing the Pentagon’s relationship with the technology industry, reminding Silicon Valley about the fruits of innovation that came from closely working with the government. In a speech at...
  • Carter: Pentagon must do more to find insider cyber threats

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter says the Pentagon is still not where it needs to be in its ability to detect insider threats to its computer networks, nearly two years after former National Security Agency systems administrator Edward Snowden leaked...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Edward Snowden monument unveiled, then covered up, in Brooklyn park

    Edward Snowden monument unveiled, then covered up, in Brooklyn park
    Brooklyn hipster artists strike again? A public monument to Edward Snowden was unveiled at a New York park early Monday only to be covered up by park officials later in the day. The work of art included a sculpted bust of the National Security Agency...