Tag Archive for Edward Snowden

Video shows NSA Director Alexander denying reports of now-confirmed domestic surveillance

A video broadcast by Democracy Now! argues for some house cleaning at the intelligence agencies, starting at the top. The video shows National Security Agency Director Keith Alexander denying the existence of domestic surveillance programs revealed by Edward Snowden, the…

Edward Snowden nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

A Swedish professor has nominated NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden for the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of his courage in revealing US surveillance programs.  As a professor of sociology at Umea University in Sweden, Stefan Svallfors is qualified to submit a nomination…

Who is Edward Snowden? He’s “Condor.”

Something about Edward Snowden struck me as familiar.  Had we crossed paths somewhere?  We had, after all, lived in the same small town. Not until I recalled a Sydney Pollack spy thriller did an explanation emerge.

POGO: Focus on Edward Snowden’s revelations–not distractions

After a government contractor exposed startling details about domestic surveillance by the National Security Agency, much of the public discussion centered about the whistleblower, Edward Snowden. In response, the Project on Government Oversight issued a public statement calling upon the…

Snowden in Moscow airport limbo

Edward Snowden, the NSA whistleblower, departed Hong Kong on Sunday, taking an Aeroflot flight to Moscow. Hong Kong’s decision to allow him to leave comes a day after the US sought to turn up the pressure on the territory to hand him…