Noteworthy Links

U.S. issues global travel alert, cites al Qaeda threat

I guess it’s just a coincidence that this popped up at a time of growing hostility towards America’s security apparatus.

Court Rulings Blur the Line Between a Spy and a Leaker

“A majority of the Supreme Court not only left open the possibility of prior restraints in other cases but of criminal sanctions being imposed on the press following publication of the Pentagon Papers themselves,” Floyd Abrams, who also represented The Times in the case, wrote in a new book, “Friend of the Court.”

“To the extent that you have aided and abetted Snowden, even in his current movements, why shouldn’t you, Mr. Greenwald, be charged with a crime?” Mr. Gregory asked.

Mr. Greenwald responded, “If you want to embrace that theory, it means that every investigative journalist in the United States who works with their sources, who receives classified information, is a criminal.”

Latvia resists US call to extradite ‘virus maker’

Bradley Manning protests – in pictures

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