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Yesterday, Edward Snowden revealed himself as the source of classified information on the National Security Agency for both the Washington Post and The Guardian.
Barton Gellman, the reporter who co-authored the Post‘s article on PRISM, wrote late last night that Mr. Snowden had originally approached him and insisted that the Post publish a classified Powerpoint presentation about PRISM. The Post refused to guarantee that, Mr. Gellman wrote, so Mr. Snowden then contacted The Guardian‘s Glenn Greenwald.
As reality intrudes upon the myth-laden arguments for war in Iraq, a strange proxy war has erupted between the White House and Washington’s intelligence community. That conflict could determine the outcome of next year’s Presidential election and the future security of the United States.
The latest salvo landed on Sunday, Oct. 26, when the administration Read More
“I really thought they were going to find the stuff,” said Washington Post staff writer Barton Gellman. It was the afternoon of June 23, and the “stuff” Mr. Gellman referred to was nuclear, biological or chemical weapons-anything that might fall under the heading “weapons of mass destruction,” known to the cool kids as “W.M.D.’s.”
But Read More