14 October 2013 — Media Lens
‘The bra is a security threat’: Harassment and interrogation at Ben Gurion airport By Anonymous
13 October 2013 — Mondoweiss
Anonymous is 21 years old and lives in Berkeley, California. Her father is a Jordanian Palestinian and her mother is a British Jew. The following trip took place in September, 2013.
The Government Is Spying On Us Through Our Computers, Phones, Cars, Buses, Streetlights, At Airports And On The Street, Via Mobile Scanners And Drones, Through Our Smart Meters, And In Many Other Ways
23 September 2013 — WashingtonsBlog
Take a Peek at How Widespread Spying Has Become
Even now – after all of the revelations by Edward Snowden and other whistleblowers – spying apologists say that the reports are “exaggerated” or “overblown”, and that the government only spies on potential bad guys.
New Statewatch Journal 23 September 2013: Informants, spies and subversion
23 September 2013 — http://www.statewatch.org/ • e-mail: email@example.com
New Statewatch Journal: Informants, spies and subversion
National Security Archive: KISSINGER AND CHILE: THE DECLASSIFIED RECORD ON REGIME CHANGE
11 September 2013 — NSA
Kissinger pressed Nixon to overthrow the democratically elected Allende government because his “‘model’ effect can be insidious,” documents show
Senate Surrenders War Powers Over False Flag Incident
7 September 2013 — Moon of Alabama
While U.S. citizens are calling their representatives to vote against AIPAC pressure and against a war on Syria and Iran the really problematic vote is more likely to happen in the Senate.
With The NSA, The GCHQ, The FRA Planting Crypto Backdoors In Infrastructure, They Are Now The Enemy Of All Mankind
6 September 2013 — Falkvinge on Infopolicy
The security services of the US, UK, and Sweden have been actively working to plant backdoors into most commercial cryptography software. While intended to use for wiretapping business secrets, medical journals and bank transactions, those backdoors are also there for any other adversary. This is effectively a declaration of war from the security services against all of humanity.
The Art of Collaborating with the Nazi’s: Hollywood & America Reek of Nazi Influence
6 September 2013 — Boiling Frogs
Hitler’s Propaganda Principles Alive in 21st Century
The studio heads, who were mostly immigrant Jews, went to dramatic lengths to hold on to their investment in Germany. Although few remarked on it at the time these men followed the instructions of the German consulate in Los Angeles, abandoning or changing a whole series of pictures that would have exposed the brutality of the Nazi regime….At the center of the collaboration was Hitler himself. Continue reading
British court ruling on data seized from Miranda paves way for his criminal prosecution By Jordan Shilton
5 September 2013 — WSWS
Britain’s high court ruled Friday that the government could continue to examine data seized from David Miranda, the partner of Guardian journalist Glen Greenwald, when he was detained at Heathrow airport earlier in August. The order will remain in force until a full judicial hearing scheduled for late October.
The Snowden Affair: Web Resource Documents the Latest Firestorm over the National Security Agency
4 Septemberv 2013 — National Security Archive
National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 436
Want to Know Who the US is at War With? Too Bad, Says Pentagon By Lauren Harper
4 September 2013 — Unredacted
The National Security Archive recently submitted an MDR request for the Pentagon’s current list of Al Qaeda associated forces. The list is significant not only in determining whom the military is targeting in its citizens’ names; it also illuminates the Pentagon’s broadening interpretation of its post-9/11 mandate at the expense of Congressional oversight.
Building Israel: The Start-Up Nation By James Petras
2 September 2013 — James Petras
The story was headlined: “Jerusalem mayor demands investigation of secret ‘smart tracking devices’ in toilets”. The executives of an Israeli-company that installed high tech toilets to secretly track the smart-phones of defecators is facing charges of ‘privacy violation’.
Eviction Brixton: creating housing insecurity in London By Hannah Schling
22 July 2013 — Open Security
The marketisation of access to housing security is central to the increasingly normative experience of housing precarity in London. Lambeth Council’s eviction of long-term squatted and short-life housing co-op communities is pouring fuel onto the fire: making people homeless to clear the way for public housing stock sell-offs.
Britain’s Independent newspaper defends state spying apparatus By Robert Stevens
28 August 2013 — WSWS
The publication August 23 by Britain’s Independent newspaper of an article by its defence correspondent Kim Sengupta reveals the reliance of the UK government on the complicity of the media in concealing its secretive and illegal activity.
CIA Admits It Was Behind Iran’s Coup: The agency finally owns up to its role in the 1953 operation By Malcolm Byrne
26 August 2013 — National Security Archive – Unredacted
Sixty years ago this Monday, on August 19, 1953, modern Iranian history took a critical turn when a U.S.- and British-backed coup overthrew the country’s prime minister, Mohammed Mossadegh. The event’s reverberations have haunted its orchestrators over the years, contributing to the anti-Americanism that accompanied the Shah’s ouster in early 1979, and even influencing the Iranians who seized the U.S. Embassy in Tehran later that year. Continue reading
Snowden ‘not the source’ of Middle East surveillance leak – Guardian
23 August 2013 — RT
The Guardian insists that the latest leaks published by the Independent revealing a UK-backed internet-monitoring station in the Middle East were not from Snowden. “I have never provided any journalistic materials to the Independent,” the paper cites him.
David Miranda’s detention and the raid on Britain’s Guardian newspaper By Judy Hyland
24 August 2013 —WSWS
Events of the last week provide chilling confirmation of the police state apparatus built up by successive British governments on the pretext of the “war on terror.” They demonstrate how invocations of “national security” are used to justify anti-democratic conspiracies against working people and intimidate and punish anyone who dares to reveal the truth.
Miranda detention: UK’s actions ‘incompatible’ with Human Rights Convention – Council of Europe
22 August 2013 — RT
The Guardian’s partial legal victory over the UK government’s seizure of documents still bodes badly for press freedom and is incompatible with EU convention, Daniel Holtgen, Director of Communications at the Council of Europe told RT.
UK can look at Greenwald partner’s seized electronic documents
22 August 2013 — RT
British authorities can sift through electronic documents seized from journalist Glenn Greenwald’s Brazilian partner, in the interests of “national security”, a court ruled on Thursday. The “highly sensitive” material could risk lives, said UK police.
Guardian editor says newspaper forced to destroy hard drives By Thomas Gaist
21 August 2013 — WSWS
In a comment published Monday, Guardian editor-in-chief Alan Rusbridger wrote that he and other Guardian journalists were faced with unofficial threats of legal action by the British government, and therefore were forced to destroy hard drives containing material from whistle blower Edward Snowden.