Edward Snowden is a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) employee, and former contractor for the United States government, who copied and leaked classified information from the National Security Agency (NSA) in 2013 without any authorization.

Jun 21, 2013 · Federal prosecutors have filed a criminal complaint against Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked a trove of documents about top-secret surveillance programs May 20, 2020 · In 2013, Edward Snowden, a contractor with the National Security Agency, rocked the world when he leaked thousands of classified documents about U.S. surveillance programs. Barton Gellman Oct 10, 2018 · Edward Snowden, 'most wanted fugitive' addresses Israeli panel Snowden will speak on Israel-related issues from his secret hideaway in Russia at an event organized by the Israeli media consultancy Edward Snowden is a 31 year old US citizen, former Intelligence Community officer and whistleblower. The documents he revealed provided a vital public window into the NSA and its international intelligence partners’ secret mass surveillance programs and capabilities. Sep 11, 2013 · NSA leaker Edward Snowden – Snowden's refugee document granted by Russia is seen during a news conference in Moscow on August 1. Snowden slipped quietly out of the airport after securing

Edward Snowden's asylum in Russia is part of the aftermath from the global surveillance disclosures made by Edward Snowden. On June 23, 2013, Snowden flew from Hong Kong to Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport. Noting that his U.S. passport had been cancelled, Russian authorities restricted him to the airport terminal.

Edward Joseph Snowden emerged at the appointed hour, alone, blending into a light crowd of locals and tourists. He cocked his arm for a handshake, then turned his shoulder to indicate a path. Feb 07, 2014 · “[Snowden’s] story is one of the most compelling in the history of American espionage. . . . The Snowden Files, by Luke Harding, a correspondent for the Guardian newspaper, which broke the initial Snowden story, is the first to assemble the sequence of events in a single volume. The book captures the drama of Snowden’s operation in often Sep 17, 2019 · Edward Snowden: I never wanted to destroy the NSA, I wanted to 'reform it' 04:37. Share this - copied. Ahead of the release of his new memoir, 'Permanent Record,' Edward Snowden explains that his Jan 17, 2014 · After fleeing to Hong Kong, Edward Snowden told the South China Morning Post that the NSA had led more than 61,000 hacking operations worldwide, including many in Hong Kong and mainland China.

Jun 17, 2020 · Edward Snowden, American intelligence contractor who in 2013 revealed the existence of secret wide-ranging information-gathering programs conducted by the NSA. He was charged with espionage and subsequently sought refuge in Russia. Learn more about Snowden’s life and career.

Jun 28, 2020 · Snowden wanted to prove his role in the story to someone else. That thought had never occurred to me. Confidential sources, in my experience, did not implicate themselves—irrevocably, mathematically—in a classified leak. As soon as Snowden laid it out, the strategic logic was obvious. Sep 16, 2019 · ANTHONY MASON: Edward, this is a very personal book, Mr. Snowden. And as you've pointed out, growing up in the intelligence community, and your parents were in government. It wasn't easy for you