Marc Ambinder

The Week

Guest

Editor-at-Large of The Week, contributing editor at the Atlantic and co-author of Deep State: Inside the Government Secrecy Industry; former White House correspondent for the National Journal

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For more than a year, reporters have been poring over the vast trove of National Security Agency files made public by Edward Snowden.

Will the Latest NSA Revelations Lead to Reform?

For more than a year, reporters have been poring over the vast trove of National Security Agency files made public by Edward Snowden.

from To the Point

PFC Bradley Manning has pled guilty to releasing 700,000 classified documents, which  WikiLeaks then published  on the Internet — the largest intelligence breach in American history.

The Trial of Bradley Manning for WikiLeaks Leaks

PFC Bradley Manning has pled guilty to releasing 700,000 classified documents, which WikiLeaks then published on the Internet — the largest intelligence breach in American history.

from To the Point

A  photograph  from the Obama White House shows the President, Vice President, Secretaries of State and Defense, Chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and other aides watching in rapt…

JSOC and the Killing of Osama bin Laden

A photograph from the Obama White House shows the President, Vice President, Secretaries of State and Defense, Chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and other aides watching in rapt…

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