Today's Situation Room:

Wolf Blitzer delivers the most important breaking news and political, international, and national security stories of the day. Tune to The Situation Room weekdays 5-7pm ET on CNN.

Wolf Blitzer delivers the most important breaking news and political, international, and national security stories of the day. Tune to The Situation Room weekdays 5-7pm ET on CNN.

October 26th, 2013
02:16 PM ET

Eavesdropper 'spies' on former NSA chief

An eavesdropper on the same train as ex-NSA chief Michael Hayden tweets details of a conversation he had with reporters.

RELATED STORY: Overheard on Acela: Former NSA Chief Michael Hayden

Post by:
Filed under: Brian Todd • NSA leaks
October 25th, 2013
07:00 PM ET

U.S. allies furious over spying

The Obama administration is dealing with unhappy allies over the latest batch of NSA leaks. Jim Sciutto reports.

RELATED STORY: Obama promises changes after latest NSA snooping disclosure


Filed under: Jim Sciutto • NSA leaks • Situation Room
October 21st, 2013
07:35 PM ET

France fumes over U.S. surveillance

CNN's Jim Sciutto reports on the new claim that the NSA intercepted the phone calls of U.S. allies on a "massive scale."

FULL STORY

Filed under: Edward Snowden • France • Jim Sciutto • NSA leaks
August 23rd, 2013
01:06 PM ET

Mueller: U.S. not a 'big brother' state

Outgoing FBI Director Robert Mueller talks to Joe Johns about the NSA surveillance program, Edward Snowden's leaks, and U.S. security after Sept. 11.


Filed under: Edward Snowden • FBI • Joe Johns • National security • NSA leaks
August 21st, 2013
08:18 PM ET

NSA misrepresented scope of program

News that broke in The Situation Room: CNN's justice reporter Evan Pérez tells Brianna Keilar that a secret court ruled the NSA's surveillance program collected more Internet data than it was legally allowed to.


Filed under: Evan Pérez • Internet • NSA leaks • Privacy
August 20th, 2013
10:27 AM ET

NSA journalist's partner detained in UK

The partner of Glenn Greenwald, the journalist who broke the news about secret U.S. surveillance programs, was detained for nine hours at Heathrow Airport. Atika Shubert reports.


Filed under: Atika Shubert • Glenn Greenwald • NSA leaks
August 2nd, 2013
10:28 AM ET

Will Obama make Putin pay?

There is bipartisan outcry for President Obama to be aggressive toward Russia after it granted Edward Snowden asylum.

RELATED STORY: Snowden out of airport, still in Moscow


Filed under: Edward Snowden • Jim Acosta • NSA leaks • President Obama • Russia
July 31st, 2013
07:40 PM ET

Report exposes secret NSA snooping tool

Rep. Justin Amash and Jane Harman discuss their opposing viewpoints toward the NSA's surveillance programs.

RELATED STORY: Top senator questions need to collect phone records


Filed under: Jane Harman • Justin Amash • NSA leaks
July 29th, 2013
11:36 AM ET

Snowden's dad: I'm an angry American now

Edward Snowden's father steps up his fight to defend his son, who is still seeking a country that will grant him asylum.

RELATED STORY: Glenn Greenwald on Edward Snowden: "If I were the U.S. government, I would be praying for his health"


Filed under: Edward Snowden • NSA leaks • Russia
July 11th, 2013
11:15 AM ET

How would Snowden get to Venezuela?

CNN's Tom Foreman shows what routes Edward Snowden might take to get to Venezuela.

RELATED STORY: Is Snowden ready to take flight? WikiLeaks hints at next move


Filed under: Edward Snowden • NSA leaks • Tom Foreman
« older posts
newer posts »