The NSA intelligence analyst who leaked the NSA's spying on Americans is now playing a diplomatic hide-and-seek game with the most powerful government on earth. Well, the US used to be the bull dog in the room that always had its way with the smaller ones. China and Russia are now saying, not any more.Recently, the US has made several high profile charges against China for hacking US government and private computers. Although China has always complained that it has been a victim of several US...
Classified leaks show the national security agency and its British counterpart are among the "worst" of mass surveillance without supervision, according to a supposedly open letter written by Edward Snowden and published Sunday by the German magazine Der Spiegel.
The publication of the letter, entitled "A manifesto for the truth", comes as the former contract analyst's NSA leaks have troubled American-European relations amidst allegations that the NSA and the headquarters of the...
Fugitive former American spy agency contractor Edward Snowden slipped out of the Sheremetyevo airport in Moscow Thursday, after Russia granted temporary asylum, ending more than a month in limbo in the transit area.
A Russian lawyer who helped Snowden said the American, who is wanted in the United States for disclosing details about secret intelligence programs of the Government, had gone to a safe place which would remain secret.
After weeks staying out of sight of the...
Former NSA contractor and employee at Booz Allen who is behind the alleged NSA leaks is now in China. The US has begun preparations for his prosecution and possible extradition. Until now, the Chinese government has been tight lipped about the fate of Snowden. China has given out mixed messages indicating a possible extradition,but also keeping the option open for him to stay in China.
The Hongkong police has made clear that any arrest of Snowden in Hongkong would have to be made solely by...
The American FBI and the Russian FSB security services are "in negotiations" on American fugitive Edward Snowden, according to the spokesman of the Russian president.
However, Dmitry Peskov reiterated the position of the Russia that it would "not someone reset".
Mr. Snowden was stuck in transit at Moscow airport last month, as it doesn't have valid travel documents.
The U.S. Attorney general, Eric Holder, has sought to assure Moscow, it would not be liable to the death penalty in...
President Nicolas Maduro said that diplomats have 48 hours to leave the country, telling them "Yankees, go home!"
Mr. Maduro said he has proof that the trio participated in a sabotage of the electrical networks in September and had bribed some Venezuelans to reduce production in companies.
The United States and Venezuela have been without ambassadors in their respective capitals since 2010.
The expelled diplomats have been cited as Kelly Keiderling - Chargé d'affaires and the...
The offer of asylum in Venezuela for NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden received a boost from key members of the Russian Parliament Saturday, even as the Kremlin and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs maintained a studious silence.
"Sanctuary for Snowden to the Venezuela would be the best decision", Alexei Pushkov, head of the commission of Foreign Affairs of the lower House of the Russian Parliament, wrote in a tweet Saturday.
Puskhkov, which reliably reflects the position of the Government...
Snowden who was working for the contracting security firm Booz Allen has been fired. Snowden who did not even graduate from high school was reported making $200,000. Snowden had previously worked for the CIA and had top security clearance.
How did a quiet and shy 29yr old become a national leaker? For some he is a hero, but I don't think he has that many friends at the capitol who consider him a traitor. Snowden knows a lot about US security and the capabilities of US security agencies having...
It seems that question depends on who you ask. For the libertarian, Edward Snowden is the embodiment of heroism. It definitely takes a lot of courage to go out there and reveal such a treasure trove of information to the press. In fact considering that the Bradly Manning case is still on going.
The “experts”like they always call them have quickly come to either discredit Snowden that he is an expert in nothing, given that he did not have a high school diploma. This seems to drive...
Edward Snowden's name was not mentioned once, but it was on everyone's lips. The Director of the National Agency Sécurity, Keith Alexander, announced Thursday the new internal organization of the intelligence agency responsible for monitoring communications. The stated objective was to reduce the number of people with access to sensitive information ... and also likely to reveal secrest to the public, as did the former agent Edward Snowden. Snowden is now a refugee in Russia.In this...
The US government and several members of congress now believe Edward Snowden is a traitor and has defected to Mainland China.
Did China pay Snowden to reveal information on how the CIA gets and processes information? The Hongkong Morning newspaper is now reporting that Snowden granted them an interview and disclosed that the US regularly hacks into Chinese communication firms and government computers to glean information.
This is certainly a blow to US propaganda that has often identified...
The case of Edward Snowden has no doubt caused the cancellation of the bilateral summit in September between the U.S. and Russian Presidents. After left guessing for weeks, Barack Obama said Wednesday that he was canceling the meeting with Vladimir Putin to be held before the G20 summit in St. Petersburg (which the U.S. President was expected to participate). An almost unprecedented decision since the end of the Cold War, said the New York Times."After careful consideration, we concluded that...
The Brazilian Government acknowledged Monday that its top intelligence agency had spied on diplomatic targets of countries including the United States, Iran and Russia, putting the Brazilian authorities in the uncomfortable position to defend their own spy practices after repeatedly criticizing U.S. spy operations.
Institutional security of the Brazil Office, which oversees the activities of the country intelligence, argued in a statement released Monday that the spy operations, involving...
President Venezuela Nicolas Maduro said Friday that it had decided to offer asylum to former American intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, who has petitioned several countries to avoid capture by Washington.
"In the name of the dignity of America... I decided to give humanitarian asylum to Edward Snowden,"Maduro said at a military parade television marking the day of the independence of the Venezuela.
The player of 30 years, former contractor of the national security agency is...
Should Uncle Sam monitor your private conversations? Well, we are only getting the tip of the iceberg about how extensive the monitoring programs works. Who did not know big brother was monitoring our conversations?
From much of the survey carried out so far of late, it is clear that Americans do not mind about some government infringement on their private lives if the goal is to ultimately save American lives. What they also do expect is to have a program that is transparent and is not...
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