NSA Surveillance Reveals Extent Of Israel’s Efforts To Derail Iran Deal Through US Congress

As Obama’s administration painstakingly worked toward reaching a nuclear deal with Iran, the NSA tapped communications between Israeli and U.S. lawmakers, revealing the lengths Netanyahu’s government was going to prevent the negotiations from concluding successfully. Continue reading

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Life In the Electronic Concentration Camp: The Surveillance State Is Alive And Well

“Big Brother in the form of an increasingly powerful government and in an increasingly powerful private sector will pile the records high with reasons why privacy should give way to national security, to law and order […] and the like.” ― William O. Douglas, Supreme Court Justice Continue reading

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Snowden Leak Reveals Obama Government Ordered NSA, CIA To Spy On Venezuela Oil Firm

U.S. intelligence agents posing as diplomats in Caracas helped an NSA analyst try to crack open PDVSA’s computer network. Continue reading

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U.S. Mass Surveillance Has No Record Of Thwarting Large Terror Attacks, Regardless Of Snowden Leaks

CIA Director John Brennan asserted on Monday that “many of these terrorist operations are uncovered and thwarted before they’re able to be carried out,” and lamented the post-Snowden “handwringing” that has made that job more difficult. Continue reading

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Snowden And Ellsberg Hail Leak Of Drone Documents From New Whistleblower

Classified documents on US assassination program released to the Intercept welcomed by men who exposed NSA surveillance and Pentagon Papers. Continue reading

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