Opinion

Will Putin expend Snowden for Trump?

With Trump's presidency, Edward Snowden may be compelled to leave Russia the way he entered it.

Andrew Mitrovica

by Andrew Mitrovica

Andrew Mitrovica

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'

Special series

Digital Dissidents: What it Means to be a Whistleblower

An in-depth look at the most famous whistleblowers of the 21st century and what drives them to speak out.

Counting the Cost

Why are people paying banks to hold their money?

We look at negative interest rates and examine why depositors would pay banks to hold their money.

Politics

US is still spying on Netanyahu communications: Report

Despite pledge to curtail eavesdropping on allies, Wall Street Journal reports Israeli PM's communication intercepted.

US is still spying on Netanyahu communications: Report

Politics

EU Parliament votes for Snowden charges to be dropped

Non-binding resolution calls for protection of US surveillance whistle-blower from potential extradition.

EU Parliament votes for Snowden charges to be dropped

Privacy & Surveillance

UK court to investigate rights group surveillance

Spying on rights defenders 'threatens lives' and could have 'devastating' impacts on NGO work, Human Rights Watch warns.

UK court to investigate rights group surveillance

UpFront

Web extra: Daniel Ellsberg on incapacitation in the US

The whistleblower speaks about the growing risks involved in reporting classified information.

Web extra: Daniel Ellsberg on incapacitation in the US

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.

Edward Snowden

Meet Thomas Drake

The NSA Whistleblower Before Snowden

Meet Thomas Drake

US & Canada

White House rejects petition to pardon Snowden

The White House rejects petition signed by 168,000 people on its own website to pardon former intelligence contractor.

White House rejects petition to pardon Snowden

War & Conflict

Israeli 'commandos assassinated' top Syrian general

A leaked NSA document says killing of Brigadier General Mohammed Sleiman in 2008 was an Israeli military operation.

Israeli 'commandos assassinated' top Syrian general

Politics

France says US spying on presidents is 'unacceptable'

Office of President Hollande says "it will not tolerate" acts by a foreign government that threaten France's security.