Snowden’s NSA Leaks

Timeline of Events

Fox News

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/08/01/timeline-nsa-leaker-edward-snowden-journey/

eLibrary articles released around the time of the leak:

MacAskill, Ewen.. “Front: Not your average tourist: how the spy story of the age leaked out: Ewen MacAskill in Hong Kong on the trail that brought Edward Snowden to the attention of the Guardian – then the world.”Guardian, The. 12 Jun. 2013: 1. eLibrary. Web. 28 Sep. 2013.

http://elibrary.bigchalk.com/elibweb/curriculum/do/document?urn=urn:bigchalk:US;BCLib;document;216819384

Pyle, H, Christopher.. “Edward Snowden’s brave choice.” Arab American News. 15 Jun. 2013: 9. eLibrary. Web. 28 Sep. 2013.

http://elibrary.bigchalk.com/elibweb/curriculum/do/document?urn=urn:bigchalk:US;BCLib;document;217497624

DEMONIZING EDWARD SNOWDEN: WHICH SIDE ARE YOU ON? June 24, 2013; posted by John Cassidy.

http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/johncassidy/2013/06/demonizing-edward-snowden-which-side-are-you-on.html

Jonathan D Salant / Bloomberg News. “Poll: Most Americans see Snowden as whistle-blower, not traitor ; The view predominated among almost every group of respondents broken down by party, gender, income, education and age..” Portland Press Herald (Maine). 11 Jul. 2013: n/a. eLibrary. Web. 28 Sep. 2013.

http://elibrary.bigchalk.com/elibweb/curriculum/do/document?urn=urn:bigchalk:US;BCLib;document;217601514

Regulatory Intelligence Data. ALEXANDER: TERRORISTS BENEFIT FROM SNOWDEN’S ACTIONS. Federal Document Clearing House, , 19 Jul. 2013. eLibrary. Web. 28 Sep. 2013.

http://elibrary.bigchalk.com/elibweb/curriculum/do/document?urn=urn:bigchalk:US;BCLib;document;217875730

Issues and Controversies articles released around the time of the leak:

“Domestic Surveillance Follow-Up: NSA Contractor Exposes Widespread Domestic Spying Programs.” Issues & Controversies. Issue date: June 20, 2013

http://www.2facts.com/icof_story.aspx?PIN=ib110054&term=edward+snowden

“Prosecuting Government Whistleblowers Follow-Up: NSA Consultant Leaks Classified Documents, Manning Trial Begins.” Issues & Controversies. Facts On File News Services, 20 June 2013. Web. 28 Sept. 2013. <http://www.2facts.com/article/ib150614&gt;.

http://www.2facts.com/icof_story.aspx?PIN=ib150614&term=edward+snowden

“Censorship and Freedom of Information.” Issues & Controversies. Facts On File News Services, 26 Aug. 2013. Web. 28 Sept. 2013. <http://www.2facts.com/article/i1800270&gt;.

http://www.2facts.com/icof_story.aspx?PIN=i1800270&term=edward+snowden

 

Justifications for Snowden’s actions:

The Guardian online newspaper that deals with social liberalism:

The NSA Files contains several articles:

http://www.theguardian.com/world/the-nsa-files

http://www.haaretz.com/weekend/magazine/.premium-1.547506

 

Why did Snowden do it?

http://www.cnn.com/2013/06/10/politics/edward-snowden-profile/index.html

Forbes:

Ten things learned about the NSA:

http://www.forbes.com/sites/andygreenberg/2013/09/09/ten-things-weve-learned-about-the-nsa-from-a-summer-of-snowden-leaks/

Call for reforms:

http://www.forbes.com/sites/andygreenberg/2013/09/13/intelligence-officials-admit-that-edward-snowdens-leaks-call-for-reforms/

 

New report reveals how the NSA has been able to crack online encryption. “This is the golden age of spying,” says one former analyst; Read more: http://swampland.time.com/2013/09/05/five-revelations-from-snowdens-newest-leak/#ixzz2g1ZXSxqx

 

Internet and email security and privacy:

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/05/nsa-gchq-encryption-codes-security

http://www.torontosun.com/2013/09/05/nsa-can-break-internet-encryption-snowden-leaks-confirm

 

Government Actions:

Secret Court Defends NSA Data Collection

http://blogs.lawyers.com/2013/09/fisa-court-defends-nsa/

 

“Citing Snowden leaks, FISA court orders government to review secretive NSA surveillance rules”, September 13, 2013 18:17, rt.com

http://rt.com/usa/fisa-fisc-aclu-opinions-831/

 

NSA reform bill to trim back US surveillance unveiled in Congress

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/25/nsa-reform-bill-surveillance-congress

 

How has the Snowden NSA leak affected the American public?

http://redmondmag.com/articles/2013/10/01/shattered-trust.aspx

 

“Legislative Changes to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act”,

September 26, 2013; Prepared Statement of  Benjamin Wittes

Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

https://www.brookings.edu/testimonies/legislative-changes-to-the-foreign-intelligence-surveillance-act/

Snowden revelations force Obama’s hand on surveillance program”, First Read on NBC News, Aug. 9, 2013.

http://www.prisonplanet.com/snowden-revelations-force-obamas-hand-on-surveillance-program.html

“Sorry, Obama. There were no “Other Avenues” for Snowden’s Whistle-Blowing”, Slate Magazine, Aug. 27, 2013

http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2013/08/27/nsa_surveillance_leaks_snowden_went_over_obama_s_head.html

 

“Senators to Introduce Comprehensive NSA and Secret Court Reform Bill”, Ars Technica,Sept 25 2013, 5:21pm CDT

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2013/09/senators-to-introduce-comprehensive-nsa-and-secret-court-reform-bill/

 

The Last Word: Obama responds to Snowden’s criticisms, Sept.26, 2013, MSNBC. This is a video (Headphones needed here). There is a short commercial and overview of all news before it begins.

http://www.nbcnews.com/id/45755883/ns/msnbc-the_last_word/vp/52236048#52236048

“Black Budget”

The Washington Post: Summary

http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2013-08-29/world/41709796_1_intelligence-community-intelligence-spending-national-intelligence-program

Freedom Outpost: Point of view on the “Black Budget”

http://freedomoutpost.com/2013/08/edward-snowden-continues-to-make-revelations-about-us-intelligence-black-budget/

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Honors 1 Speeches

George W. Bush      Mission Accomplished    2003

Transcript:
http://www.cnn.com/2003/US/05/01/bush.transcript/

Jimmy Carter           Crisis of confidence (aka Malaise)           1979
Transcript:
http://millercenter.org/scripps/archive/speeches/detail/3402

Barak Obama           Senate candidate at DNC keynote        2004
Transcript: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A19751-2004Jul27.html

Barak Obama            Enough, DNC nomination     2008
Transcript:  http://www.zimbio.com/Democratic+National+Convention+Speech+Transcripts/articles/17/2008+Barack+Obama+Convention+Speech+Transcript

Barak Obama             Yes We Can        2008
Transcript: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2008/nov/05/uselections2008-barackobama

Steven jobs                  Stanford commencement      2005
Transcript: http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidewalt/2011/10/05/steve-jobs-2005-stanford-commencement-address/

Tiger Woods                  Apology      2010
Transcript: http://www.mlive.com/golf/index.ssf/2010/02/video_and_transcript_tiger_woo.html

Zach Wahls                   Definition of a family      2011
Transcript:  http://aksarbent.blogspot.com/2011/02/transcript-of-zach-wahls-testimony-to.html

Bill Gates                        High Schools are Obsolete    2005
Transcript: http://www.gatesfoundation.org/Media-Center/Speeches/2005/02/Bill-Gates-2005-National-Education-Summit

Randy Pausch               Last Lecture        2007
Transcript: http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~pausch/Randy/pauschlastlecturetranscript.pdf

Steven Colbert               White House Correspondents       2006
Transcript: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2006/04/30/206303/-Re-Improved-Colbert-transcript-now-with-complete-text-of-Colbert-Thomas-video#

Severen Suzuki             ECO addressing UN     2008
Transcript: http://100777.com/node/1827

Elie Wiesel The Perils of Indifference 1999, Washington, D.C.
http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/ewieselperilsofindifference.html

Eleanor Roosevelt The Struggle for Human Rights September 1948, Paris, France
http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/eleanorroosevelt.htm

Mary Fisher 1992 Republican National Convention Address 1992, Houston, TX
http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/maryfisher1992rnc.html