In Political Press, Hillary Clinton Gets Subjected to the Thomas Drake and Jeffrey Sterling Standard

The political press is attacking Hillary Clinton using the same standards of retroactive classification DOJ used against whistleblowers Thomas Drake and Jeffrey Sterling.

Osama Bin Laden’s Thuraya Phone

James Bamford and other NSA whistleblowers reveal the Thuraya phone intercepts that should have prevented 9/11.

A Misleading Moment of Celebration for a New Surveillance Program

    The morning after final passage of the USA Freedom Act, while some foes of mass surveillance were celebrating, Thomas Drake sounded decidedly glum. The new law, he told me, is “a new spy program.” It restarts some of the worst aspects of the Patriot Act and further codifies systematic violations of Fourth Amendment […]

James Bamford Story Reveals Similarity between Reagan-Era Efforts to Thwart NSA Reporting and Today’s

Some of the tactics James Bamford had to use to get his book, the Puzzle Palace, published are still being used today to expose the NSA’s activities.