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The Making of Edward Snowden

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Before he became the early 21st century's most important whistle-blower, Edward Snowden "was politically conservative, a gun owner, a geek," writes Luke Harding in his new book, "The Snowden Files."

Signs of the Apocalypse in Red Square
Larry's List

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The Russian Orthodox Church warns that the legalization of gay marriage spells impending doom; former President Carter proclaims "America does not have a functioning democracy"; meanwhile, Booz Allen Hamilton took over Washington, and nobody noticed until Edward Snowden blew the whistle. These discoveries and more after the jump.

Edward Snowden’s Long Flight

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As a State Department whistle-blower, I think a lot about Edward Snowden. I suspect we have a lot in common, though I’ve never had the slightest contact with him. Still, as he took his long flight from Hong Kong into the unknown, I couldn’t help feeling that he was thinking some of my thoughts, or I his. Here are five things that I imagine were on his mind as that plane took off.

U.S. Charges Edward Snowden With Espionage

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Federal prosecutors have filed a sealed criminal complaint against the 29-year-old former NSA contractor who leaked documents revealing details of top-secret surveillance programs this month. Officials say the U.S. has asked Hong Kong to detain Snowden on a provisional arrest warrant.

The Terror Con
Robert Scheer

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The name of the game is threat inflation, and no one has been better at it than the folks at Booz Allen Hamilton, the inventors of the new boondoggle called cyberwarfare.

The Pentagon's Preparations for War Against Us

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A score of recent defense department and other official documents warn that climate change, energy shocks and economic crisis could trigger waves of civil unrest. The understanding seems to explain the proliferation of security and surveillance programs over the last decade.

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