wikileaks

  • August 1, 2013  

    After more than a month living in limbo, leaker Edward Snowden has been granted temporary asylum in Russia. Jeffrey Brown reports on Snowden’s departure from the Moscow airport as well as the "extreme disappointment" for Snowden’s release voiced by the Obama administration. Continue reading

  • August 1, 2013  

    Russia’s offer of asylum to NSA leaker Edward Snowden has U.S. officials weighing whether to cancel President Barack Obama’s upcoming summit with President Vladimir Putin. Will it affect long-term diplomacy between the two nations? Jeffrey Brown gets an update on the Snowden story from Paul Sonne of The Wall Street Journal. Continue reading

  • July 30, 2013  

    At the end of a two-month court martial, a judge convicted Pfc. Bradley Manning on 19 charges, including espionage, theft and fraud, but acquitted him of aiding the enemy, the most serious charge against him, as well as an additional espionage charge. Jeffrey Brown reports on the trial and what may come next for Manning. Continue reading

  • July 30, 2013  

    Though found not guilty of aiding the enemy, Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was convicted on other 19 charges. Former CIA official Jeffrey Smith and Michael Ratner from the Center for Constitutional Rights join Jeffrey Brown to offer their views on the verdict, the fairness of his charges and the impact for the U.S. government. Continue reading

  • July 26, 2013  

    Bradley Manning’s defense lawyer called him a whistleblower while the prosecution says he’s a traitor. Now it’s up to a judge to decide the fate of the soldier accused of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks. Charlie Savage of The New York Times was in the court room and shares what he saw with Jeffrey Brown. Continue reading

  • July 12, 2013    

    Edward Snowden, the former intelligence contractor who leaked top-secret documents about the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs, is the eighth person charged by the Obama administration under the 1917 espionage law. Unlike other alleged leakers, Snowden revealed his identity right away and has maintained a highly public profile ever since. Continue reading

  • July 2, 2013  

    In other news Tuesday, NSA leaker Edward Snowden has reportedly attempted to seek asylum from 20 countries without success yet. Snowden had his U.S. passport revoked and American officials want him extradited. Also, the Obama administration announced it is delaying the employer mandate portion of the health care law until 2015. Continue reading

  • June 24, 2013  

    Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden was expected to board a flight Cuba Monday, but his seat was empty and his whereabouts unknown. Margaret Warner reports on Snowden’s flight from the law and the exasperation of American officials in trying to track down the NSA whistleblower. Continue reading

  • June 3, 2013  

    The court martial of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning opened in Fort Meade, Md. Three years ago Manning was arrested for allegedly leaking 700,000 U.S. government documents to the website WikiLeaks. Ray Suarez takes a closer look at the trial with Arun Rath, who has been covering the story for FRONTLINE. Continue reading

  • April 8, 2013  

    In other news Monday, a suicide car bomb exploded in Damascus, killing at least 15 people. There were conflicting reports about how many people were wounded. Also, the body of diplomat Anne Smedinghoff returned to the United States for funeral services. She was among five Americans killed by a suicide bomb in Afghanistan. Continue reading

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