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McClatchy Washington BureauWASHINGTON The director of the National Security Agency testified Tuesday that the government's massive surveillance program helped thwart more than 50 terrorist "events" worldwide since Sept. 11, 2001, including a planned bombing of the New York Stock...
ReutersBy David Ingram and Joseph Ax June 12 (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors are increasingly seizing on an anti-espionage law to pursue Americans suspected of divulging government secrets to the press, a major shift in the use of a 1917 law that was designed to...
ReutersBy Andrea Shalal-Esa WASHINGTON, June 11 (Reuters) - Thomas Drake is one of the few people who understands from personal experience what the future may hold for Edward Snowden, the 29-year-old former NSA contractor who exposed the U.S. government's top...
McClatchy Washington BureauWASHINGTON President Barack Obama's administration on Thursday defended a newly disclosed National Security Agency program that gathers telephone records of tens of millions of Verizon customers, authorized under a secret court order. In an unusual move,...
WASHINGTON — Three years ago, the Obama administration brought criminal charges under the Espionage Act against Thomas Drake, an Air Force veteran and intelligence expert at the National Security Agency in Maryland. He was not accused of aiding...
Since 2002, filmmaker-activist Robert Greenwald has made a string of vital feature documentaries, including the trenchant exposÚs "Uncovered: The War on Iraq" and "Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism." His latest, the brief "War on...
It was shocking to see that the National Security Agency is still persecuting Thomas Drake, the whistleblower who exposed a wasteful computer system and then was prosecuted ("NSA whistle-blowers want seized computers returned," Nov. 18). He and his...
Every 6-year-old knows what a secret is. But apparently our nation's national security establishment does not. Consider this strange case from earlier this year. On June 8, the National Security Agency, a top-secret government spy agency, heralded the...
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Since I believe Thomas Drake is a hero for blowing the whistle on incompetence and possible malfeasance at the National Security Agency, I attended his sentencing hearing ("No jail time for ex-NSA official," July 16). I appreciated the fact that U.S....
The National Security Agency says it found top-secret information on hard drives that were seized in a failed espionage probe, and the agency is refusing to release the computers — despite the continued protests of their owners. In court filings in...
A former CIA officer is facing decades in prison after being charged Monday with disclosing classified information to journalists, the latest in an unprecedented Obama administration crackdown against national security leaks. John Kiriakou, who made news...
Fast cars zipped around downtown Baltimore streets and, it turns out, the race promoters' financial messes. A robocall that urged voters to relax and stay home led jurors to a vote of their own: guilty of election fraud. We bade farewell to an iconic...
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