Germany

Is Big Brother coming to Germany?

In a place where government surveillance raises the spectre of a totalitarian past, some fear rights are being violated.

Is Big Brother coming to Germany?

Occupy Wall Street

US judge orders FBI, CIA, NSA to disclose Occupy spying

US agencies have 60 days to turn over data related to surveillance of income inequality protesters in Philadelphia.

US judge orders FBI, CIA, NSA to disclose Occupy spying

United States

US Congress report says Snowden 'no whistleblower'

NSA leaker, who is seeking a presidential pardon, rejects House intelligence committee's claim he betrayed country.

US congress report: Snowden not a 'whistle-blower'

Inside Story

How safe is your personal information on the internet?

With several recent data breaches, are governments and companies doing enough to protect our information online?

Donald Trump

Ex-CIA chief: Donald Trump making US 'less safe'

Michael Hayden says Republican candidate's campaign comments are widening the divide between Islam and the West.

UpFront

Ex-CIA director: Trump a recruiting sergeant for ISIL

Michael Hayden also believes Hillary Clinton's emails may have been hacked.

NSA

NSA ends bulk collection of US phone records

Agency to begin more narrowly focused surveillance programme after stopping mass collection of data midnight on Sunday.

NSA ends bulk collection of US phone records

UpFront

Web extra: Edward Snowden, the US, Taliban and China

A look at the NSA surveillance of Chinese and Taliban communications.

UpFront

Headliner: Edward Snowden and Daniel Ellsberg

Are the two famous whistleblowers heroes?

UpFront

Edward Snowden speaks to Mehdi Hasan

We also look at the narrative regarding refugees, and ask an Iraqi ambassador if it is time to consider a partition.

NSA

What's a little spying between friends?

While other US allies reacted angrily, Japan's response to WikiLeaks' NSA espionage allegations was muted.

What's a little spying between friends?

Edward Snowden

Meet Thomas Drake

The NSA Whistleblower Before Snowden

Meet Thomas Drake

Politics

WikiLeaks: US spied on three French presidents

Leaked documents purport to show that NSA wiretapped current leader Francois Hollande as well as two former presidents.

WikiLeaks: US spied on three French presidents

The Listening Post

Behind the Sunday Times Snowden saga

Anonymous official sources go after Edward Snowden in the UK's media; plus, 30 years of covering Cuba from Miami.

The Listening Post

Whistleblowers 'should be thanked'

Daniel Ellsberg, the first whistleblower prosecuted in US history, discusses Snowden, Chelsea Manning and espionage.