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February 14th, 2014
07:06 PM ET

NSA: Snowden used colleague's password

A new memo from the NSA to Congress reveals that Edward Snowden got a colleague's password that allowed him to obtain even more information. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • Edward Snowden • NSA
February 14th, 2014
12:11 PM ET

Sen. Paul: NSA lawsuit not a stunt

Sen. Rand Paul responds to critics who say his lawsuit against the NSA is designed solely to bolster the Tea Party.


Filed under: NSA • Rand Paul • Wolf Blitzer
January 23rd, 2014
08:24 PM ET

Watchdog report: NSA surveillance illegal

CNN's Brian Todd combs through a new report from a privacy watchdog board commissioned by the government that says some of the NSA's surveillance is illegal - just as Edward Snowden speaks out in an online chat session.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • Edward Snowden • NSA
January 17th, 2014
06:35 PM ET

Behind-the-scenes of NSA decision making

Decisions on the President's NSA plans were finalized shortly before the announcement. CNN's Brianna Keilar reports.


Filed under: Brianna Keilar • NSA • President Obama
January 15th, 2014
06:50 PM ET

NSA has 100,000 computers bugged

The New York Times reports that the NSA has bugged 100,000 computers worldwide for surveillance and cyber attacks and can access them without the internet. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.


Filed under: Cyberwarfare • Jim Sciutto • NSA
January 14th, 2014
12:27 PM ET

Debate: Does the NSA help prevent terror?

A new report by CNN National Security Analyst Peter Bergen says that the NSA's data collection program hasn't done anything to prevent another 9/11-like terror attack from happening. Bergen and the Foundation for Defense of Democracies president Cliff May sit down with Wolf Blitzer to debate the point.

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Filed under: Interviews • NSA • Terror