Thursday, Dec 08, 2022

Edward Snowden

Ex-CIA Agent Edward Snowden To Come Out With Memoir 'Permanent Record' In September

Aug 01, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

In 2013, Snowden shocked the world when he parted with the American intelligence establishment and revealed that the US government was secretly pursuing the means to collect every phone call, text message, and email ever sent.

Edward Snowden Demands Penalty For Misuse Of Aadhaar Data

Aug 18, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Mass surveillance system would look like Aadhaar as it creates systemisation of society, he told the fifth edition of 'Talk Journalism' event organised in Jaipur last weekend.

Hell Hath No Fury...

Nov 18, 2014 John Pilger a great power scorned. The siege of Julian Assange is a farce. The Americans are pursuing him because WikiLeaks exposed their epic crimes in Afghanistan and Iraq.

'A Frightening Landscape To Be In'

The documentary filmmaker, journalist, and artist on the fascinating stotries behind her new movie on the Edward Snowden case, Citizenfour

01 July, 2014

The Real American Foreign Policy

Noam Chomsky

The “security” in national security means not the security of the American people but of those who run the national security state. A look at how Washington protects itself and the corporate sector.

13 May, 2014

How I Met Edward Snowden

Glenn Greenwald

On December 1, 2012, I received my first communication from Edward Snowden, although I had no idea at the time that it was from him.

29 July, 2013

Now You See Him, Now You Don’t

Tom Engelhardt

Living in a one-superpower world (or Edward Snowden vs. Robert Seldon Lady)

18 July, 2013

A Letter To Edward Snowden

Rebecca Solnit

Billions of us, from prime ministers to hackers, are watching a live espionage movie in which you are the protagonist and perhaps the sacrifice. Your way forward is clear to no one, least of all, I’m sure, you.

17 July, 2013

How To Be A Rogue Superpower

Tom Engelhardt

A manual for the twenty-first Century

12 July, 2013

' I Ask For Your Assistance In Requesting Guarantees Of Safe Passage'

Edward Joseph Snowden

'Russia, Venezuela, Bolivia, Nicaragua, and Ecuador have my gratitude and respect for being the first to stand against human rights violations carried out by the powerful rather than the powerless'

04 July, 2013

The Asylum Debate

Roshni Shanker

India’s unequivocal denial of Snowden's asylum request within a day of it being made raises concerns over its political will overriding principled considerations.

01 July, 2013

'I Am Unbowed In My Convictions'

Edward Joseph Snowden

Although I am convicted of nothing, the Obama Administration has unilaterally revoked my passport, leaving me a stateless person. Without any judicial order, the administration now seeks to stop me exercising a basic right.

01 July, 2013

Edward Snowden’s Long Flight

Peter Van Buren

What a whistleblower thinks a fellow whistleblower might have thought

26 June, 2013

The Abyss Of No Return

John Pilger

Understanding the latest leaks is understanding the rise of a new fascism

26 June, 2013

The Wrong State

George Monbiot

Any government prepared to subject its citizens to mass surveillance is by definition the wrong one. No one can be trusted with powers as wide and inscrutable as these.

20 June, 2013

The Chimerica Dream

Pepe Escobar

Two Nations, two dreams, one Pacific

19 June, 2013

'I Suspect There Will Be Another Spring'

Maha Zaraket

On the ongoing conflict in Syria, protests in Turkey, Edward Snowden, and what is left of the 'Arab Spring'': 'I do not know if it is an Arab Winter, but at least an Arab Autumn'.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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