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.
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.
In an annual summer press conference, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has addressed the latest spy row with the US, the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine and Israel's ground offensive in Gaza.
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