| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
PARIS -- "A traitor is always useful," a Russian security service friend said to me while discussing NSA contractor turned defector Edward Snowden's arrival in his country.
Snowden has fallen into the open arms of Mother Russia, where he was greeted at...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 1:09 PM
QUITO, Ecuador -- Ecuadorean Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino accused journalists of distorting his comments Wednesday on the asylum application from National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.
On an official visit to Malaysia, Patino compared...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 7:09 AM
NEW DELHI – Washington would not look favorably if it turns out that China and Russia purposely chose to ignore American desires to apprehend National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden on three felony counts, U.S. Secretary of State John F....
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:37 PM
I hate to say this. Well, maybe I don’t.
It appears that Edward Snowden, the 30-year-old computer analyst hiding in broad daylight, has managed not only to throw a wrench into U.S. foreign policy but also to outfox the very national security...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Prosecutors have opened their case against Army Pvt. Bradley Manning, who faces charges including violations of the Espionage Act for allegedly giving hundreds of thousands of pages of classified documents to WikiLeaks.
Since he was arrested three years...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 12:27 PM
WASHINGTON — The treatment of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning has been excessively harsh, as far as I can tell. If he is found guilty of leaking more than 700,000 classified documents, he deserves some punishment — probably — but should not be...
| May 28, 2013
If the news media were ever as smitten with Barack Obama as many conservative critics say they are, the president has been doing his best to help them get over it.
His Justice Department subpoenaed a wealth of phone records from The Associated Press...
| May 29, 2013
Could a president order drone strikes against journalists? I'm not worried. No, really. Not much.
But the broad sweep of our government's counterterrorism policy on targeted killings by unmanned drones, coupled with the U.S. Justice Department's new...
| May 23, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes sent a memo to the channel's staff critical of the Obama administration in the wake of revelations that the Justice Department was probing phone and email communications by Fox News reporter James Rosen and described him as a...
| May 22, 2013
Despite what you may hear from some of his more fevered critics, President Barack Obama's recent scandal-quakes don't appear to fall anywhere near the level of Richard Nixon's Watergate scandal. But by another Nixonian yardstick, trying to muzzle on press...
| May 20, 2013
| 1:44 PM
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has no business rummaging through journalists' phone records, perusing their emails and tracking their movements in an attempt to keep them from gathering news. This heavy-handed business isn't chilling, it's...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Julian Assange WikiLeaks' founder is served with extradition letter; at Ecuadorean Embassy in London he awaits word on an asylum bid....