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  • Edward Snowden: Russia's useful traitor

    Edward Snowden: Russia's useful traitor
    "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. Mr. Snowden has fallen into the open arms of Mother Russia, where he was greeted at...
  • Not all whistle-blowers act from noble impulses

    Not all whistle-blowers act from noble impulses
    As a former co-worker of Thomas Drake, whose work I held in highest regard, I was deeply incensed to see his name linked with those of Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden ("We need more whistle-blowers," June 23). Mr. Drake was a mature, ethical, skilled...
  • Too few whistle-blowers

    Too few whistle-blowers
    A major problem in the United States is not that there are too many whistle-blowers. Rather, there are too few. Where were the whistle-blowers when the CIA was operating secret prisons; conducting torture and abuse; and kidnapping individuals off the...
  • Manning guilty of violating Espionage Act, not guilty of aiding the enemy

    Manning guilty of violating Espionage Act, not guilty of aiding the enemy
    A military judge ruled Tuesday that Army Pfc. Bradley E. Manning violated the Espionage Act when he gave a trove of classified material to the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks to publish online. But Army Col. Denise Lind found the onetime Marylander not...
  • General on Manning fallout: Relations strained, but no evidence anyone killed

    General on Manning fallout: Relations strained, but no evidence anyone killed
    The general who led the Pentagon's review of the largest leak of classified documents in U.S. history told a military judge Wednesday that their publication revealed tactics, strained relations with some allies and caused some Afghans to stop...
  • 'Trust us' isn't good enough for the NSA

    'Trust us' isn't good enough for the NSA
    National Security Agency director Gen. Keith Alexander faced a skeptical crowd at the annual Black Hat hackers convention in Las Vegas on Wednesday, even before news broke that NSA leaker Edward Snowden had been granted temporary asylum in Russia. Trust...
  • Finding balance in the troubling case of Bradley Manning

    Finding balance in the troubling case of Bradley Manning
    There was no question that Pfc. Bradley Manning broke the law when he released hundreds of thousands of classified documents to Wikileaks. He admitted as much in pleading guilty to a number of the lesser charges against him, and his motivations —...
  • Things to know for Friday

    Things to know for Friday
    Beyonce has chosen to go with a new pixie cut, a Russian man has sued a bank after they refuesed to honor the (modified) contract they signed, and the email provider previously used by former Marylander Edward Snowden has shut down under what appears to...
  • Obama's tepid agenda for NSA reform

    Obama's tepid agenda for NSA reform
    President Barack Obama says he wants to make Americans more "comfortable" with the massive domestic and foreign electronic surveillance efforts being undertaken by the National Security Agency. But missing from his answers to questions about it at a...
  • Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in WikiLeaks case

    Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in WikiLeaks case
    Bradley Manning, the junior Army analyst convicted of espionage for leaking thousands of classified documents, was sentenced to 35 years in prison Wednesday, reigniting a debate over how far the government should go to punish those who disclose secret...
  • Security vs. privacy

    Security vs. privacy
    The latest open debate over security and privacy is a welcome pivot from the irksome father-knows-best attitude that has prevailed too long regarding the government's contention of superior judgment in the realm of national security. As with most...
  • Universities balance secrecy and academic freedom in classified work

    Universities balance secrecy and academic freedom in classified work
    While the main campus of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore is open and inviting, there is another division of the school that discourages visitors. The Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory is tucked miles away in Laurel, with building access...
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  • The personal life of American astronauts in space: What's it really like?

     
    Did you know U.S. spacewalkers don't actually wear their spacesuits so much as they float inside them?
  • Reactions on landing from the VIP viewing area

     
    Family, friends and fellow astronauts got the chance to view Atlantis' final touchdown at the Shuttle Landing Facility VIP viewing site today at 8:48 a.m. Astronaut Mike Massimino (Twitter user @Astro_Mike) watched the launch along with STS-132...

    Obama to Atlantis: 'Incredible journey'

     
    by Mark Silva Ground control to Commander Altman. The president's on the line. President Barack Obama made a long-distance call to the crew of Space Shuttle Atlantis today to congratulate them on repairs to the Hubble Space Telescope. The shuttle...

    Follow Astronaut Mike Massimino on Twitter

    Hubble's Greatest Hits

    Hubble's Greatest Hits
    For 15 years, the Hubble Telescope's camera has taken many memorable pictures that helped open the public's eyes to the wonders of space. With the replacement of the camera, NASA hopes to get another 5 to 10 years of dazzling images. This picture of...