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Q&A: Daniel Ellsberg on US surveillance
The famed American whistle-blower discusses US national security, and those who expose its overreach.
Last updated: 24 Feb 2014 07:06 GMT
Obama is closer to Nixon than to MLK
The US president's militaristic foreign policy shows how far removed he is from the civil rights leader's ideas.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2013 08:44 GMT
End the Snowden circus now
We should focus on the consequences of Snowden's decision to leak materials rather than be fixated on his whereabouts.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2013 13:12 GMT
What am I missing in the Snowden affair?
The US government's dogmatic pursuit for Snowden is both counter-productive and hypocritical, writes scholar.
Last updated: 10 Jul 2013 12:16 GMT
Espionage and hypocrisy
Is the NSA tapping the internet essential to keeping up with US rivals and enemies?
Last updated: 08 Jul 2013 13:49 GMT
Obama retreats on Snowden
Even the world’s most powerful media and Intelligence apparatus can’t always control public opinion, writes Weisbrot.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2013 21:04 GMT
The chilling effects of surveillance
Mass surveillance without due process threatens to stifle and smother dissent, keeping a populace cowed by fear.
Jillian C. York
Last updated: 25 Jun 2013 09:44 GMT
Obama's crackpot realism and the real crime of Edward Snowden
C Wright Mill's concept of 'crackpot realism' helps explain and define Obama's continuity with George Bush's policies.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2013 18:12 GMT
'We Steal Secrets': The new film about WikiLeaks infuriates WikiLeaks
A new documentary about WikiLeaks has put the transparency organisation up in arms.
Last updated: 08 Jun 2013 11:37 GMT
Bradley Manning trial: What is at stake?
We discuss the impact of the case against the whistleblower for leaking state secrets into the "lap of the enemy".
Inside Story Americas
Inside Story Americas
Last updated: 04 Jun 2013 12:58 GMT
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Q&A: 'One day my son will be free'
Mother of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy says her son's ordeal highlights the value of press freedom.
French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
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French jihadists in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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