Category Archives: Snowden

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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One Year 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 Academy Award®-winning director Oliver Stone, who brought Platoon, Born on the Fourth of July, Wall Street and JFK to the big screen, … Continue reading

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CIA Director Mike Pompeo: “We Must Steal Secrets With Audacity!” [UPDATE: CIA Official transcript posted and modified]

“I got a call from the President one afternoon back in April. He wanted to talk about some disturbing images that were coming in from Syria. I’m sure you saw many of them yourselves — scenes of innocent civilians writhing … Continue reading

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Russia — How to think about Putin

“Putin has become a symbol of national sovereignty in its battle with globalism. That turns out to be the big battle of our times. As our last election shows, that’s true even here [in the US].” Christopher Caldwell Christopher Caldwell … Continue reading

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CIA Director Mike Pompeo: “We Must Steal Secrets With Audacity!”

“I got a call from the President one afternoon back in April. He wanted to talk about some disturbing images that were coming in from Syria. I’m sure you saw many of them yourselves — scenes of innocent civilians writhing … Continue reading

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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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