Fred Fleitz: Identities of Unmasking Requesters ‘Not Classified,’ Release Them All

Fred Fleitz, president and CEO of the Center for Security Policy, called on the Trump administration to release the names of all Obama administration officials who submitted unmasking requests for the identities of U.S. persons whose communications were surveilled by federal intelligence agencies. An “astounding” number of Obama administration officials — 39, according to a list […]

Schiff: Intelligence Community Is Withholding Ukraine Documents from Congress

House Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) warned on Sunday’s broadcast of ABC’s “This Week” that the U.S. intelligence community was beginning to withhold documents on Ukraine from Congress. Schiff said, “The intelligence community is beginning to withhold documents from Congress on the issue of Ukraine. They appear to be succumbing to pressure from the […]

Edward Snowden Hacked Nuclear Facility in Teenage Years

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden hacked a nuclear laboratory during his teenage years, reporting its vulnerabilities to the authorities. An official from the lab later thanked him for the hack, which helped it fix its security issues. Snowden wrote about the incident in Permanent Record, his new memoir, which trace his evolution from teenage hacker to NSA contractor […]