Vladimir Putin’s aggressive campaign to undermine American freedom is playing out right before our eyes. On the same day that presumed Russian operative Edward Snowden petitioned the Kremlin to extend his “temporary” asylum, Snowden associate and U.S. tax-evader Glenn Greenwald published another batch of illegally leaked intelligence documents. Leading pundits picked up the story:
Federal prosecutors recently held discussions with representatives of renegade National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden on a possible deal involving his return to the United States to face charges of stealing more than a million secret NSA documents, according to U.S. officials.
American fugitive spy Edward Snowden was granted permission to ask his adopted president, Vladimir Putin, a question on Russian television on Thursday.
Former National Security Agency (NSA) Director Michael Hayden defended the agency’s contested surveillance programs on Thursday as vital tools for defending national security during an era of rapidly evolving global communications.
Damage to U.S. national security caused by NSA contractor Edward Snowden will take decades to repair, the White House official in charge of cyber security said Friday.
“Make no mistake: We are going to be dealing with the fallout from that for all of your careers, and the impact that that has had on our national security will reverberate for decades,” Michael Daniel, special assistant to the president for cyber security, told Naval Academy midshipmen.
A member of Congress on Thursday called on organizers of the technology conference South by Southwest (SXSW) to cancel a planned speech by National Security Agency leaker and fugitive Edward Snowden.
Former Booz Allen Hamilton employee and wanted fugitive Edward Snowden was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize last month, shortly after having his asylum extended by pro-peace advocates in the Russian government. Guardian reporter Luke Harding has written a book about Snowden. We won’t read it, because The Washington Free Beacon has long considered itself an anti-traitor website. But we would very much like to interview Snowden. Here are five questions for him: