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Espionage Act of 1917

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  • Rachel Marsden: Decrypting Snowden's Russian layover

    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...
  • Ecuador official says media 'trying to confuse' on Edward Snowden

    Ecuador official says media 'trying to confuse' on Edward Snowden
    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...
  • John Kerry admonishes China, Russia on Edward Snowden

    John Kerry admonishes China, Russia on Edward Snowden
    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....
  • How Edward Snowden managed to outfox everyone

    How Edward Snowden managed to outfox everyone
    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...
  • Bradley Manning trial: Will WikiLeaks documentary have an impact?

    Bradley Manning trial: Will WikiLeaks documentary have an impact?
    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...
  • Give Manning a plea deal

    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...
  • Editorial: Now Obama wants to protect the press?

    Editorial: <i>Now</i> Obama wants to protect the press?
    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...
  • A drone war against the press?

    A drone war against the press?
    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...
  • Fox News CEO Roger Ailes blasts administration, praises his team

    Fox News CEO Roger Ailes blasts administration, praises his team
    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...
  • Is Obama Richard Nixon?

    Is Obama Richard Nixon?
    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...
  • It's news, not espionage

    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...
  • Julian Assange of WikiLeaks gets extradition letter from British police

     
    Julian Assange WikiLeaks' founder is served with extradition letter; at Ecuadorean Embassy in London he awaits word on an asylum bid....