Category Archives: Snowden

Two Years Ago — Obama’s Crackdown on National Security Leaks

“Leaks related to national security can put people at risk. They can put men and women in uniform that I’ve sent into the battlefield at risk. I don’t think the American people would expect me, as commander in chief, not … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Chelsea Manning Sentence Commuted. No Presidential Pardon for Ex-CIA Jeffrey Sterling

“At the same time that Mr. Obama commuted the sentence of Ms. Manning, a low-ranking enlisted soldier at the time of her leaks, he also pardoned James E. Cartwright, the retired Marine general and former vice chairman of the Joint … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Russiagate : CIA Accusations are Unproven, Dangerous and Beyond Hypocrisy

“Wouldn’t it be a good idea for the CIA to at least have hard evidence before the spy agency precipitated a nuclear war?” Robert Parry “Either we need a new election or hang (former CIA Director John) Brennan for putting … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — SNOWDEN : Little Hope for Presidential Pardon (RT Interview of Former CIA Ray McGovern)

Der Spiegel: “Are you going to pardon Edward Snowden?” POTUS Barack Obama: “I can’t pardon somebody who hasn’t gone before a court and presented themselves, so that’s not something that I would comment on at this point.” President Obama interview … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — SNOWDEN : “CIA Director Wants Dissidents Like Me Put to Death”

“Under the new president, as the news today says, the new CIA director [Mike Pompeo] is an individual who believes that dissidents such as myself should be put to death, they believe that it is the appropriate solution to disagreeing … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — SNOWDEN : Trailer & “Behind The Scenes”

“After this film, people will perceive security of their e-mails and social networks differently.” Executive Producer Igor Lopatenok “I think the NSA almost certainly saw who the intruders were. Why wouldn’t they? But I am also convinced that they saw … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — CIA Director Blames “Worship of Edward Snowden” for Rise in Leaks

“In some ways, I do think [leaking has] accelerated. I think there is a phenomenon, the worship of Edward Snowden, and those who steal American secrets for the purpose of self-aggrandizement or money or for whatever their motivation may be, … Continue reading

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India — Former Head Spook Denounces Kafkaesque AADHAAR Database

“I have come across any number of stupidities, fallacies, misconceptions, notions, whims and fancies regarding Aadhaar. Possibly the only Kafkaesque stipulation I have yet to encounter is the need to have an Aadhaar number in order to apply for an … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Obama’s Crackdown on National Security Leaks

“The current state of whistleblowing prosecutions under the Espionage Act makes a truly fair trial wholly unavailable to an American who has exposed classified wrongdoing. Legal scholars have strongly argued that the US Supreme Court – which has never yet … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — No Presidential Pardon for Ex-CIA Jeffrey Sterling

“At the same time that Mr. Obama commuted the sentence of Ms. Manning, a low-ranking enlisted soldier at the time of her leaks, he also pardoned James E. Cartwright, the retired Marine general and former vice chairman of the Joint … Continue reading

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