NETANYAHU’S SPYING DENIALS CONTRADICTED BY SECRET NSA DOCUMENTS


BY GLENN GREENWALD AND ANDREW FISHMAN Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday vehemently denied aWall Street Journal report, leaked by the Obama White House, that Israel spied on U.S. negotiations with Iran and then fed the intelligence to Congressional Republicans. His office’s denial was categorical and absolute, extending beyond this specific story to U.S.-targeted spying generally, claiming: “The […]

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“Overseas Contingency Operations Account” – Washington’s Crony Capitalist War Slush Fund


Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain has called it a “gimmick,” and Democrats complain that larding up the separate war funding bill with extra spending amounts to an “abusive loophole.” Yet so far, the massive increase is likely to remain in this year’s budget. Another major […]

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NSA and Facebook Work Together


‘Earlier this week the European Commission’s attorney Bernhard Schima told the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) the US-EU Safe Harbor framework does not work. The framework process supposedly protects personal data. In 2013, however, it was discovered the NSA and its British counterpart — the GCHQ, short for Government Communications Headquarters — […]

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