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Rep. Gowdy: Why Isn’t FBI Investigating Leakers of Classified Material?

Speaking with the Fox News program “Tucker Carlson Tonight” March 28, Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC), warned that the person who leaked details of Gen. Michael Flynn’s phone calls with Russian ambassador Kislyak had broken the law. “That’s the felonious dissemination … Continue reading

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Snowden Says Powers of British Intelligence are Not Restricted

In an interview with the London Guardian, Edward Snowden said British intelligence is permitted to go further in surveillance than similar agencies in other Western countries. He said he believes that the powers of British intelligence are not restricted effectively … Continue reading

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Greenwald/Snowden: The Brits Control and Manipulate the Internet

Glenn Greenwald has released another batch of the Snowden files, focused on GCHQ’s role using hacker tricks to control and run dirty operations on the Internet and in the “social media.” Greenwald writes: “The tools were created by GCHQ’s Joint … Continue reading

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British Empire Says GCHQ Can Intercept Anyone’s Messages

British privacy groups have gotten a government document which asserts the empire’s right to intercept (and use) any and all Internet communications, including those of hapless subjects who are suspected of no wrongdoing at all. The Privacy International summary of … Continue reading

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Edward Snowden Speaks Truth to NBC News

On May 27th, NBC News aired an interview by NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams with Edward Snowden, filmed last week in Moscow. Snowden, whose leaks of NSA documents to journalists led to news stories a year ago revealing U.S. … Continue reading

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Ellsberg Warns: No Fair Trial for Snowden Possible Under Obama

Watergate era whistle-blower Daniel Ellsberg wrote a stinging denunciation of the Obama Administration’s use of the Espionage Act to silence whistle-blowers and deny them due process in court. Ellsberg wrote his comments in the Guardian on Friday, specifically blasting Secretary … Continue reading

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“Obama Is Moving Deeper Into Impeachment Territory”

Lyndon LaRouche today commented that “Obama is moving deeper into impeachment territory,” in response to a report from a senior U.S. intelligence official who emphasized that the vote yesterday in the Senate Intelligence Committee has created enormous headaches for Obama … Continue reading

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Wyden, Udall on Revelations that Intelligence Agencies Have Exploited Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act ‘Loophole’

On March 28, James R. Clapper, Director of National Intelligence, for the first time in writing admitted that the NSA is using a loophole in the Foreign Intelligence and Surveillance Act (FISA) to search for Americans’ private communications without a … Continue reading

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Feinstein On CNN: My Statement On The CIA Stands

Senate Intelligence Committee chairman Dianne Feinstein, asked about her dispute with the CIA, said that her 40-minute speech on the Senate floor “was carefully put together. I believe it is accurate. And I believe those words should stand.” In those … Continue reading

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Snowden Documents Show GCHQ and NSA Spy on Angela Merkel and German Companies

According to Der Spiegel Online, documents show that Britain’s GCHQ intelligence service infiltrated German Internet firms and America’s NSA obtained a court order to spy on Germany and collected information about the Chancellor in a special database. Der Spiegel then … Continue reading

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