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Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden
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  • Remembering director Patrice Chereau's 'Queen Margot'

    "I'M 24! I think it's a little early for all that." That's Daniel Radcliffe, sensibly answering Vanity Fair's Proust Questionnaire query about his "greatest regret." R.J. Wagner and Jill St. John are returning here to New York on the wings of a huge...
  • Edward Snowden asks Putin on live TV: Does Russia spy on millions?

    Edward Snowden asks Putin on live TV: Does Russia spy on millions?
    MOSCOW -- Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who was granted asylum in Russia, made a surprise appearance at President Vladimir Putin's annual televised call-in session Thursday to ask whether the country conducts mass...
  • No Dough

    No Dough
    Interesting. I tried to scan a $5 bill into my computer to draw today’s cartoon and I got this message: “This application does not support the editing of banknote images. For more information, select the information button below for Internet-...
  • Edward Snowden: the unacknowledged author of an NSA reform bill

    Edward Snowden: the unacknowledged author of an NSA reform bill
    It’s called the USA Freedom Act, but a more fitting name might be Edward’s Law — as in Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor charged with violating the Espionage Act. I’m referring to a bill cleared by...
  • Should America's top diplomat be telling Edward Snowden to 'man up'?

    Should America's top diplomat be telling Edward Snowden to 'man up'?
    It seems ironic that a man who was often accused of being effete when he ran for president in 2004 has impugned someone else’s manhood to make a political point. But that’s what happened Wednesday when Secretary of State John Kerry was asked...
  • TV Review: Frontline's 'The United States of Secrets'

    Methodical and comprehensive, "Frontline's" documentary "The United States of Secrets" offers a blow-by-blow account of the Bush administration's embrace of potentially illegal spying/eavesdropping techniques, President Obama's decision to continue them...
  • Just in time, Jack's back with '24: Live Another Day'

    Just in time, Jack's back with '24: Live Another Day'
    When Jack Bauer left us four years ago, we were sad but not heartbroken. The scaffolding of Fox's "24," strong enough to bear controversy and complaint, was beginning to wobble, the show's take-no-prisoner's tone worn down by over-use and imitation....
  • U.S., Germany fail to reach surveillance agreement

    U.S., Germany fail to reach surveillance agreement
    Ruling out a "no-spy agreement" with any country, President Obama acknowledged Friday that the United States had not reached a deal with Germany to limit U.S. surveillance on its territory. The U.S. and Germany have been negotiating over mutual rules...
  • Brian Williams lands interview with Edward Snowden

    Brian Williams lands interview with Edward Snowden
    "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams has scored the first American television interview with Edward Snowden, the network announced Thursday. In a major get, Williams traveled to Moscow, where the former National Security Agency contractor is now...
  • Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden says he was a trained spy

    Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden says he was a trained spy
    WASHINGTON — Edward Snowden, who has admitted disclosing secret U.S. surveillance operations at home and abroad, says he was “trained as a spy” and given false names and undercover assignments abroad that made him more than a low-level...
  • 25 years after the Salman Rushdie fatwa, how is free expression faring?

    25 years after the Salman Rushdie <i>fatwa</i>, how is free expression faring?
    Twenty-five years ago, in 1989, four big things happened that still shape our world. The Berlin Wall came down, and with it the empire that Vladimir Putin would love to restore. The Tiananmen Square massacre launched China on a new trajectory, which has...
  • Edward Snowden 'confused,' John Kerry says

    Edward Snowden 'confused,' John Kerry says
        In an NBC interview, NSA leaker Edward Snowden has said he trained as a spy and never intended to wind up in Russia. The full interview, with Brian Williams questioning Snowden last week in Moscow, will air at 10 p.m. Wednesday (tonight) on...