Who Isn't the NSA Bugging?
Posted: Sunday, August 25, 2013
Living Under the Cloud of Stop-and-Frisk
Colombia Nationwide Strike Against 'Free Trade,' Privatization, Poverty
Ignored by English-language media, rural uprisings spread across industries as hundreds of thousands protest US-backed govt
Study finds wealth gives rise to a sense of entitlement and narcissistic behaviors
Rwanda warns DR Congo forces after cross-border shelling
Rwanda's army has warned neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, who it accuses of deliberate bombing over the border, that it will not stand by "indefinitely", it said in a statement late Friday.
Venezuela to sell oil at 'fair price' to Palestinians
Venezuela and the Western-backed Palestinian Authority on Saturday signed agreements which include deals to sell oil to the occupied territories at a "fair price," Caracas said.
U.S. Navy ready to launch first strike on Syria
Britain is planning to join forces with America and launch military action against Syria within days in response to the gas attack believed to have been carried out by President Bashar al-Assad's forces against his own people.
Iran army warns US of 'harsh consequences' over Syria
A top Iranian military chief warned on Sunday that the US will face "harsh consequences" if it intervenes in ally Syria over claims of chemical attacks, Fars news agency reported.
Russia warns U.S. not to repeat in Syria past mistakes in region
"Wag the Dog" – The Sequel Set in Syria
Over the last couple of weeks a western-backed (and armed) military junta slaughtered many hundreds of Egyptians in broad daylight live on television. The death toll, still concealed, may have been thousands.
Syrian regime has 'never used chemical weapons': minister
Syrian government blames rebels for alleged chemical attack, warns US of any militarily act
Syrian rebels manufactured chemical weapons outside Damascus
Syria warns U.S. not to intervene militarily
US moves forces toward Syria, inquiry continues
U.S. intelligence officials sought Saturday to determine whether Syria's government unleashed a deadly chemical weapons attack on its people. At the same time, the Obama administration prepared for a possible military response by moving naval forces closer to Syria.
US, UK and French forces near Syria
Putin Responds To Syria Escalation: May "Reinforce Naval Grouping In Mediterranean" Following US Buildup
Obama Will Consult Congress on Syria
As Syria war escalates, Americans Oppose U.S. intervention
Washington: Syria allowing U.N. access to attack site not ‘credible’
Obama Aides See Kosovo as Precedent for Attacking Syria
Disastrous Kosovo Bombing Campaign Also Ignored UN Opposition
Russian President, Saudi Spy Chief Discussed Syria, Egypt
The Real, Terrifying Reason Why British Authorities Detained David Miranda
The scariest explanation of all? That the NSA and GCHQ are just showing they don't want to be messed with.
Top Editors Call Out UK Govt: 'Detention of Miranda Undermines Free Press'
Sharply worded open letter from the heads of leading European papers echoes mass outrage at abuse of anti-terrorism laws to intimidate journalists
British Snoops to The Guardian: Nice Little Newspaper You Got. It'd Be a Shame if Something Happened to It
U.S. Spy Agency Bugged U.N. Headquarters: Germany's Spiegel
Citing secret U.S. documents obtained by fugitive former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, Der Spiegel said the files showed how the United States systematically spied on other states and institutions.
Who Isn't the NSA Bugging? New Revelations of Spying on UN
NSA official: "The data traffic gives us internal video teleconferences of the United Nations (yay!)"
The NSA is losing the benefit of the doubt
Eavesdropping on the Whole World
How do U.S. intelligence agencies eavesdrop on the whole world? The ideal place to tap trans-border telecommunications is undersea cables that carry an estimated 90 percent of international voice traffic.
NSA analysts deliberately broke rules to spy on Americans, agency reveals
Inspector general's admission undermines fresh insistences from president that breaches of privacy rules were inadvertent
Snowden suspected of bypassing electronic logs
The U.S. government's efforts to determine which highly classified materials leaker Edward Snowden took from the National Security Agency have been frustrated by Snowden's sophisticated efforts to cover his digital trail by deleting or bypassing electronic logs, government officials told the Associated Press. Such logs would have showed what information Snowden viewed or downloaded.