Snowden’s Disclosures Force US to Meet with Chinese Military Leaders to Discuss ‘Norms’ for Cyber Warfare

By: Monday April 7, 2014 9:53 am

There has been plenty of writing about the positive effect that former National Security Agency contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden has had as a result of his decision to reveal information on a bulk phone records collection program, which has been collecting the records of all Americans. But there has been much condemnation for his [...]

He ‘Lied About China Contacts’: Latest Yellow Journalism on Snowden Published by The Daily Beast

By: Friday January 3, 2014 4:39 pm

(update below) Journalism based on sensationalism and crude exaggeration is by historical definition known as yellow journalism. A recent article at The Daily Beast by Gordon G. Chang, which accuses former NSA contractor Edward Snowden of lying, is this kind of despicable journalism. The headline decided upon by an editor at The Daily Beast is [...]

CIA Document Suggests U.S. Lied About Biological, Chemical Weapon Use in the Korean War

By: Tuesday December 10, 2013 2:03 am

According to a CIA document declassified in March 2006, the U.S. government lied publicly about pushing for a United Nations “on-the-spot” investigation into Soviet, Chinese and North Korean charges of U.S. use of biological weapons (BW) during the Korean War. The reason the U.S. didn’t want any investigation was because an “actual investigation” would reveal military operations, “which, if revealed, could do us psychological as well as military damage.” The declassified memo specifically stated as an example of what could be revealed “8th Army preparations or operations (e.g. chemical warfare).”

Kurt Eichenwald’s Espionage Fantasy: Edward Snowden Has Become a Chinese Spy

By: Friday November 8, 2013 11:17 am

No shortage of individuals willing to advance theories about how former NSA contractor Edward Snowden became a spy for America’s enemies exist. There are a number, who write about United States national security and consider themselves experts in national security, that have developed their own version of history where Snowden is not a whistleblower and [...]

Reporters Without Borders: Deadliest Year for Journalists

By: Wednesday December 19, 2012 12:44 pm

Eighty-eight journalists and forty-seven citizen journalists were killed in 2012, according to a report by Reporters Without Borders (RSF). The press freedom group noted this was the deadliest year since it began keeping track of journalist deaths in 1995. By the numbers, the rate of journalist deaths went up 33%. Eight hundred and seventy-nine journalists [...]

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