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  • UK spy chiefs emerge from shadows, blast Snowden Thursday, 7 Nov 2013 | 1:49 PM ET
    Edward Snowden

    "It's clear that our adversaries are rubbing their hands with glee, al-Qaeda is lapping it up,'' says the chief of Britain's MI6.

  • CIA said to pay AT&T for phone data Thursday, 7 Nov 2013 | 7:34 AM ET

    AT&T is getting more than $10 million a year to assist the CIA with overseas counterterrorism investigations, The NYT reports.

  • Brand America has been damaged: WPP CEO Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 1:51 AM ET

    Advertising group's CEO believes the reputation of the US has been damaged by spying scandals and extreme politics.

  • NSA 'delayed' anti-leak software at Snowden's base Saturday, 19 Oct 2013 | 7:47 AM ET
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    The U.S. National Security Agency failed to install the most up-to-date anti-leak software before Edward Snowden went to work there, officials said.

  • Putin, Obama to meet at G-20 despite Snowden flap Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 6:04 PM ET

    President Barack Obama will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin next week during the G-20 summit in St. Petersburg, White House spokesman Jay Carney said on Monday.

  • Watch out: You're being recognized by face scans Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 12:46 PM ET
    Facial recognition grid

    The U.S. is making gains on developing a surveillance system to identify people in crowds. The NYT reports.

  • Manning gets 35 years for WikiLeaks documents leak Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 11:07 AM ET
    Manning arrives at a military court Wednesday to hear his sentence.

    Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is sentenced to 35 years in prison for giving hundreds of thousands of secret military and diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks.

  • Obama shifts on surveillance policy     Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    NBC's Steve Handelsman reports on President Obama's new steps to ensuring transparency of the surveillance program; and Ahmed Shihab-Eldin, Huffington Post; Jim McLaughlin, McLaughlin & Associates; and Avik Roy, Manhattan Institute senior fellow, weigh in.

  • President Obama's Q&A     Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 3:15 PM ET

    President Obama answers questions after holding a news conference. In regards to issues with Russia, he says "I do not think it is appropriate to boycott the Olympics." He "hopes Russia will recognize the importance of working together."

  • State of U.S.-Russia relations     Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 7:10 AM ET

    Jeffrey Mankoff, Council on Foreign Relations, says that even though President Obama has canceled a meeting with Putin, the relationship still goes on between the two countries. The relationship will be defined by issues, he says.

  • President cancels planned summit with Putin     Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    NBC's Steve Handelsman reports on President Barack Obama's decision to cancel his trip to Moscow to visit with President Vladimir Putin. Providing perspective are Don Jensen of the Johns Hopkins Center for Transatlantic Relations, Peter Brookes of the Heritage Foundation; and Leon Aron, director of Russian studies at the American Enterprise Institute.

  • Obama gives Putin the cold shoulder     Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 4:45 PM ET

    After granting NSA leaker Edward Snowden asylum; President Obama cancelled a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin today. Mark Galeotti, NYU professor; and David Gordon, Eurasia Group, share if they think cancelling was the right thing to do.

  • President's Moscow trip cancelled     Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 1:11 PM ET

    President Obama will travel to Russia for a G-20 Summit, but has cancelled a side trip to Moscow in which he was planning to meet one-on-one with President Vladimir Putin. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports.

  • Snowden granted asylum     Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 7:33 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on what NSA chief Keith Alexander said about the potential of Edward Snowden coming back to the U.S. to face charges; and Ariel Cohen, Heritage Foundation, shares his opinions about Snowden's asylum in Russia.

  • Investing in Russia: Risky business?     Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 2:17 PM ET

    In light of Edward Snowden's departure from Moscow, CNBC's Steve Liesman looks into if investing in Russia is really worth it.

  • The Snowden saga continues     Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 1:11 PM ET

    Is President Obama putting enough pressure on Russia to get Snowden back to the U.S.? Rep. Eliot Engel, (D-NY) says he would tell "President Obama not to go to Russia" next month, and also discusses the House passing new sanctions on Iran's oil exports.

  • Snowden free in Russia     Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 1:07 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers offers insight on his conversation with NSA chief Keith Alexander, and what's likely next for Edward Snowden after being granted a 1 year visa to stay in Russia.

  • NSA's Alexander opens up     Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    NSA chief General Keith Alexander discusses Sen. Wyden's remarks, hecklers and what he thinks should happen to leaker Edward Snowden. With CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • 'We fight on': NSA spying foe says after vote loss Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 8:52 AM ET
    Rep. Justin Amash

    Furious lobbying and last-minute pleas to lawmakers ensured victory for the Obama administration as the House voted 217-205 to spare the NSA program.

  • Snowden to stay at Moscow airport for now: Lawyer Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 10:34 AM ET
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    Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden will stay in the transit zone of a Moscow airport for the time being while Russian authorities consider his temporary asylum request, a lawyer said.