NSA leaker Edward Snowden praised Sen. Rand Paul’s anti-Patriot Act filibuster from Moscow, where the former contractor fled by way of Hong Kong in 2013 with a trove of America’s national security secrets.
MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian lawyer for Edward Snowden said on Tuesday the fugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor who leaked details of the government’s mass surveillance programs was working with American and German lawyers to return home.
Disclosures of National Security Agency (NSA) secrets by the former contractor Edward Snowden have damaged U.S. efforts to battle terrorists, Adm. Mike Rogers, the agency’s director, said on Monday.
The National Security Agency, still reeling from massive leaks caused by Edward Snowden, is preparing to be hit with another major loss of secrets, according to U.S. intelligence officials.
The arrest of a Russian SVR intelligence officer and identification of two of his accomplices in New York this week highlights aggressive spying operations around the world under Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
A new Vanity Fair poll reveals that a majority of Americans think Edward Snowden acted unethically.
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.