Glenn Greenwald Promises New Disclosures By Irina Lebedeva

9 August 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Just what has got American politicians so worried about Moscow’s decision to grant Edward Snowden temporary asylum in Russia?

It seems like this decision caught the American administration off guard. At any rate, on the day when the issuing of Russian documents to Snowden was the main world news story, Barack Obama was planning a conciliatory meeting with congressmen, including fellow Democrats, who were especially critical of the administration and the National Security Agency with regard to spying on American citizens.

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Australian Immigration – the Snowden Link? By Murray Hunter

1 August 2013 — Dissident Voice

With the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship already under siege over the treatment of refugees in detention camps, deaths in custody, and the abandonment of the principals of the UN Convention on refugees in regards to boat people, another disturbing aspect of the department’s handling of its portfolio is emerging with the recent appointment of VFS Global as the sole processing partner of visa applications for entry into Australia.

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New Documents Shed Light on NSA’s Dragnet Surveillance

1 July 2013 — Anti-Fascist Calling…

With the Obama administration in full damage control mode over revelations of blanket surveillance of global electronic communications, new documents published by The Guardian, including the draft of a 2009 report by the NSA’s Inspector General marked Top Secret and a Secret 2007 Justice Department memo prepared for then US Attorney General Michael Mukasey, show that “a federal judge sitting on the secret surveillance panel called the Fisa court would approve a bulk collection order for internet metadata ‘every 90 days’.”

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Greenwald on ‘coming’ leak: NSA can obtain one billion cell phone calls a day, store them and listen

30 June 2013 — RT

The NSA has a “brand new” technology that enables one billion cell phone calls a day to be redirected into its data hoards and stored, according to the Guardian’s Glenn Greenwald, who said that a new leak of Snowden’s documents was ‘coming soon.’

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New details of US spying programme: over 100,000 internet users under PRISM surveillance

30 June 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

New details of the electronic spying programme carried out by the US National Security Agency (NSA) have been published in the US. On Saturday night The Washington Post posted four slides concerning the programme codenamed PRISM on its website.

US and British Global Spying – the Poachers Appoint Themselves as Gamekeepers By Finian CUNNINGHAM

26 June 2013 — Strategic Culture foundation

The poachers – caught in the act – are now appointing themselves as the gamekeepers. Former CIA contractor Edward Snowden has performed an immense service to international public interest and democratic rights by exposing the «industrial scale» illegal spyingoperations of the American and British governments. Continue reading