NSA leaker Edward Snowden discloses in an extensive profile in Wired magazine that the U.S. government ran a top secret cyber-war program, which he claims could accidentally start a war. Gwen Ifill gets an update on Snowden and his latest revelations from the man who interviewed him, James Bamford of Wired. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — An investigative agency is looking into allegations that Veterans Affairs supervisors retaliated against 37 employees who filed whistleblower complaints, including some who complained about improper scheduling practices at the heart of a growing VA scandal.
The independent Office of Special Counsel says it has blocked disciplinary actions against three VA employees who reported wrongdoing. One of them had been suspended after complaining to the VA’s inspector general about improper scheduling. Continue reading
The publication of secret State Department cables by the WikiLeaks website sparked strong reaction from U.S. and foreign governments as candid insights and intelligence were made public. Gwen Ifill reports. Continue reading