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NSA analyst jailed for life for selling US secrets to Soviets dies aged 80
Ronald Pelton, convicted of espionage in 1986, said he accepted money from America’s cold war enemy because he was desperate

Erum Salam

12, Sep, 2022 @7:55 PM

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US asked British spy agency to stop Guardian publishing Snowden revelations
Head of GCHQ rebuffed late-night request from National Security Agency amid strained relations in Five Eyes intelligence coalition

Julian Borger in Washington

31, Aug, 2022 @2:11 PM

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RAF intelligence base linked to US drone strike on Iranian general Qassem Soleimani
Research concludes it ‘was probable’ that Menwith Hill was used to assist in the controversial assassination

Dan Sabbagh

02, Oct, 2021 @3:10 PM

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‘Panic made us vulnerable’: how 9/11 made the US surveillance state – and the Americans who fought back
It took Edward Snowden and other whistleblowers to reveal the staggering extent of the government’s spying on its own people as institutional checks failed

Ed Pilkington in New York

04, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Reign of Terror review: from 9/11 to Trump by way of Snowden and Iraq
Spencer Ackerman, once of the Guardian, displays a masterful command of the facts but sometimes lets his prejudice show

Lloyd Green

08, Aug, 2021 @2:12 PM

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NSA whistleblower Reality Winner released from prison
Ex-intelligence contractor convicted of leaking report on Russian interference in US election released for good behavior

Edward Helmore

14, Jun, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Denmark helped US spy on Angela Merkel and European allies – report
Media reports claim US National Security Agency used Danish cables to spy on senior officials

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

31, May, 2021 @2:34 PM

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Havana syndrome: NSA officer’s case hints at microwave attacks since 90s
When Mike Beck developed a rare form of Parkinson’s US intelligence concluded he was the victim of a hi-tech weapon

Julian Borger in Washington

02, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Edward Snowden has taken $1.2m in speaking fees in exile, US filing says
US government, which is trying to strip whistleblower of profits earned since NSA disclosures, says speaking fees cover 67 engagements

Tom McCarthy and Martin Pengelly

17, Aug, 2020 @12:55 PM

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Speculation grows over pardon for Edward Snowden after Trump remarks
Trump says ‘A lot of people think he is not being treated fairly’ as Republican congressman calls for president to pardon exiled NSA whistleblower

Joanna Walters in New York

14, Aug, 2020 @4:06 PM

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Tech firms like Facebook must restrict data sent from EU to US, court rules
Long-running legal saga finds inadequate protections against snooping on personal data by US intelligence agencies

Alex Hern

16, Jul, 2020 @11:30 AM

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Dark Mirror by Barton Gellman review – the rise of today's surveillance state
The author’s lively interactions with Edward Snowden inform this deeply considered portrait of the 21st-century US-dominated surveillance operation

Luke Harding

27, May, 2020 @6:30 AM

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