The National Security Agency – notorious for targeting the general public with its surveillance programs – will monitor its own employees to guard against another leak like the one perpetrated by former agency contractor Edward Snowden.
ROBERT STEELE: In 1986, while serving on detail within CIA’s Office of Information Technology, I pointed out the insanity of providing total access to everyone. No one wanted to listen then. They still do not want to listen.
A group of military veterans is taking aim at U.S. drone strikes overseas with graphic TV ads directly asking Air Force pilots to stop flying the unmanned aircraft, calling the operations immoral and illegal.
Exclusive: R2Pers say America has a “responsibility to protect” endangered people around the world, but this R2P moral imperative is selective, often indistinguishable from neocons tolerating some slaughters and choosing to wage war against certain enemies — just dressed up in liberal rhetoric, reports Robert Parry.