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In the News: Dec 19, 2014

Post-Snowden era

Latest events (Edward Snowden)

Brazil postpones state visit to U.S.  By Deepa Seetharaman and Bill Rigby SAN FRANCISCO/SEATTLE Fri Dec 19, 2014 1:09am EST
(Credit: Reuters/Rick Wilking)
(Reuters) - This spring, Taser International Inc won a small but high-profile contract to supply body cameras to the London police. But the deal nearly collapsed over one issue: where the video footage would be stored.

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In the News: May 19, 2014

Spy Games Update.

Latest on leakers (Edward Snowden, Chelsea Manning)

Brazil postpones state visit to U.S.  News media mobbed Glenn Greenwald in New York last April before the George Polk Awards luncheon. Greenwald shared a Polk Award for national security reporting and later won The Pulitzer Prize for his work on leaks by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Latest on leakers (Edward Snowden, Chelsea Manning), Oregon terrorist camp, CIA ‘torture’ report: Spy Games Update

Welcome back to Spy Games Update, your Saturday morning briefing on the week's top national security stories. By Bryan Denson

The Washington Post reported on Thursday that the CIA might be months away from approving release of the U.S. Senate report on its terrorist interrogation techniques in the wake of 9/11, which some – including U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore. – have described as "torture."

"The filing, submitted by the Justice Department, asked the court for additional time for the CIA to review the Senate report and determine how much of it can be declassified," The Post reported.

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