Former Vice President Dick Cheney called Edward Snowden a traitor for leaking top-secret documents from the National Security Agency, in an interview that aired Monday afternoon on CNN.
New eavesdropping revelations come amid heightened tensions between the US and key allies over alleged surveillance
White House denies U.S. is monitoring German Chancellor’s communications
Gen. Keith Alexander will leave his post in the spring
The agency captures contacts when they’re transmitted across global servers, dodging domestic requirements mandating prior authorization for data collection inside the U.S.
Whether or not the in-house overseer would be furloughed in a shutdown is not yet known
Fears that unpaid intelligence agents could be flipped
In the news; NSA breaks privacy rules ; Islamists call for day of ‘rage’ in Egypt; Defense Department approves new measures on sexual assault; and Vogue profiles Wendy Davis.
Here’s what we know so far about his background, political affiliation, security clearance, and future
In a Friday morning press conference in San Jose, Calif., President Obama took the stage to respond to criticism about the recently-unmasked phone surveillance program. The leaked court order sparked widespread privacy concerns …