Violation of privacy is not for spies anymore.
<i>By reducing the sentence of former soldier Manning who sent documents to WikiLeaks, the outgoing president took a rare step in favor of whistleblowers.</i>
By announcing on Tuesday, Jan. 17 that he had commuted the prison sentence of whistleblower Chelsea Manning, Barack Obama achieved a tour de force, eliciting [Read more]
The European Union might believe there will be a win-win outcome with the United States, but it will not be without limitations.
On the coast of Ikeijima, an island that is part of Urumashi City in Okinawa Prefecture, a U.S. army helicopter broke down in the middle of Special Forces training and crashed onto the deck of an American warship. Though there were no casualties, seven out of 17 crew members were injured, including two crew members who [Read more]
U.S. espionage in Germany: What did Berlin actually know? How closely did the Bundesnachrichtendienst or BND, Germany’s CIA, cooperate?
<i>The German federal government should show Germany’s parliament the list of National Security Agency search criteria and not take the risk of having the issue come before the constitutional court. Such tactics won't work.</i>
Control of the intelligence community is the duty and responsibility of Germany’s [Read more]
Snowden revealed that U.S. intelligence conducts mass surveillance on American citizens and intercepts Internet data ...The terrorists drew their own conclusions from this and now avoid communicating through the Internet.
Is this the end of the era of Orwellian control?
Those who think in terms of 'eavesdropping = Orwell = evil,' find the idea unacceptable. But they offer no effective alternative.