Journalist Glenn Greenwald's reporting on the documents leaked by Edward Snowden broke the story of the NSA's mass surveillance programs. Critics including House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers have suggested Greenwald's actions may have been criminal. Greenwald lives in Brazil and has not been back to the U.S. since the story broke. But he talks to Anderson about why that might change.
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper appeared before the House Intelligence Committee today and admitted America has been spying on close allies for years, but also claims that U.S. allies absolutely spy on American leaders. After today's testimony journalist Glenn Greenwald spoke to Anderson and challenged claims that leaks he published from Edward Snowden harmed America's fight against terror.
Glenn Greenwald is lashing out at both the British and American governments after his life partner David Miranda’sdetention at Heathrow Airport. Greenwald said the incident was meant to intimidate him and all journalists. Anderson spoke exclusively with Greenwald and Miranda about what happened. They also discussed Edward Snowden's new life in Russia.
Were authorities justified in using terrorism laws to detain reporter Glenn Greenwald's spouse David Miranda? He spent nearly nine hours being questioned at Heathrow Airport, and says he was told he had to answer or go to jail. He also says none of those questions were about terrorism. Were authorities justified in doing that? Anderson asked CNN Senior Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin, and the Government Accountability Project's Jesselyn Radack.
The Guardian's Glenn Greenwald discusses why NSA leaker Edward Snowden took part in an online chat while in hiding on Monday, and why the 29-year-old believes the U.S. government may want to harm him. Greenwald tells Anderson Cooper that Snowden is reacting to accusations made about him and wants to answer questions about what he did and why he did it.
Tonight Anderson Cooper asked Glenn Greenwald of The Guardian to respond to the accusations that he threatened to disclose the names of CIA agents, and the idea he should face consequences for his reporting on Edward Snowden and breaking the story on the U.S. surveillance programs.
Republican Congressman Peter King said on AC360 Tuesday night if reporters linked to the NSA leaker willingly knew they were revealing classified information, they should be punished. Then today the lawmaker claimed Greenwald was threatening to reveal the names of CIA personnel, which King considers a direct attack on America. For that, King is calling for Greenwald to be prosecuted.
Greenwald calls King's allegations a fabrication.
Glenn Greenwald says when the govt. operates in secret, officials abuse power. Ari Fleischer defends President Obama and the surveillance programs that monitor citizens' online activities and phone records.
There is word tonight of another national security leaker. Someone who was possibly inspired by Edward Snowden. Investigative reporter Glenn Greenwald hinted at his or her existence, and today officials confirmed it. Justice Correspondent Evan Perez has the latest.
In June of 2013, journalist Glenn Greenwald unveiled to the world that an American had leaked documents from a secretive U.S. defense agency, the National Security Agency. The leaker was a man named Edward Snowden, who had worked at the NSA for four years and was hired through a contractor.
The stories published by The Guardian revealed practices never before revealed publicly about the America's surveillance programs, such as a metadata collection program on Americans' phones and the revelation that the NSA may have spied on world leaders.
After Snowden fled the U.S. an international manhunt began and it captured the attention of the world. Snowden taped an on camera interview with Greenwald and colleague Laura Poitras to reveal himself to the world as a self-described "whistleblower."
Glenn Greenwald's new book “No Place to Hide,” describes the behind-the-scenes story of how the journalist and his colleague Ms. Poitras met Mr. Snowden and what took place after. Greenwald spoke to Anderson about the book.
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