A group of civil rights organizations in Germany are awarding Edward Snowden with a prize for whistleblowing. They decry his treatment by the US and want Germany to offer him aslyum.
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has been living in Russia for nearly one year. Now German Justice Minister Heiko Maas has suggested he go back to the US, sparking outrage among left-wing politicians.
US President Obama has signed into law expanded whistleblower protections that cover intelligence agents for the first time. But the protections still do not apply to contractors, such as ex-NSA analyst Edward Snowden.
US intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden has applied to extend his asylum in Russia. His one-year renewable asylum runs out at the end of July.
US spying on America’s most important ally in Europe is not just criminally stupid, but counterproductive, writes John Hulsman. His conclusion: It’s high time President Obama gets some grown-up advisers.
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