President Trump ordered the Justice Department to look into “criminal leaks,” suggesting there would be penalties for unauthorized disclosure of classified information.
With Trump signaling he favors illegal torture, the CIA is positioned to crack down on whistleblowers who inform public of return of illegal programs.
Republican Senator Jeff Sessions opposed protections for reporters, who have viewpoints and publish contents from national security leaks, during his confirmation hearing for the position of Attorney General. Asked by Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar about upholding rules adopted by the Justice Department and avoiding the jailing of journalists who do
During a day-long conference at the Georgetown University Law Center, Dr. George Ellard, the inspector general for the National Security Agency, spoke for the first time about the disclosures made by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. In addressing the alleged damage caused by Snowden’s disclosures, he compared Snowden to Robert