Skip to comments.NSA Leaker Comes Forward: ‘I Know I Have Done Nothing Wrong’
Posted on 06/09/2013 12:16:55 PM PDT by sheikdetailfeather
A 29-year-old former CIA worker and current defense contractor employee has come forward as the source of the National Security Agency leaks to The Guardian newspaper:
The individual responsible for one of the most significant leaks in US political history is Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old former technical assistant for the CIA and current employee of the defence contractor Booz Allen Hamilton. Snowden has been working at the National Security Agency for the last four years as an employee of various outside contractors, including Booz Allen and Dell.
The Guardian, after several days of interviews, is revealing his identity at his request. From the moment he decided to disclose numerous top-secret documents to the public, he was determined not to opt for the protection of anonymity. I have no intention of hiding who I am because I know I have done nothing wrong, he said.
Snowden will go down in history as one of Americas most consequential whistleblowers, alongside Daniel Ellsberg and Bradley Manning. He is responsible for handing over material from one of the worlds most secretive organisations the NSA.
In a note accompanying the first set of documents he provided, he wrote: I understand that I will be made to suffer for my actions, but I will be satisfied if the federation of secret law, unequal pardon and irresistible executive powers that rule the world that I love are revealed even for an instant.
Read the full report in The Guardian.
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Your comments are always prefaced with a personal attack ~ did you ever read the statement below that says: “Please: NO profanity, NO personal attacks, NO racism or violence in posts.”
I see you live in a fantasy land.
You’re the expert abb ~ so what did you do when you were in Norway?
He is either a Silver Star winner who has demonstrated his attitude toward his country or is is just a puke.
Do you think he will really need an attorney? They are going to do what they want to with him.
Never been there. They say the fiords are very scenic, though.
Snowden’s face should be on Mt. Rushmore. He understands liberty, which is more than some of the Mt. Rushmore figures did.
Working there a long time taught me the government works within the framework of the Constitution. For some of the neonazis who still lurk in the shadows, that’s not good enough. Frankly, there’s still a war on and we have yet to turn any of the other guys’ countries into glass parking lots, but maybe it’s time ~ this ‘listening’ stuff just doesn’t seem to work all that well if a single Chicom butt-l....r can screw it up.
When you throw a rock into a pack of dogs, the one that got hit is the one that yelps.
This guy is a fool to let out where he is holed up, in Hong Kong! And then to let in that he is ordering room service everyday.
I hope this is a ruse and he is not really in Hong Kong.
What is that?
I'd love to see King Barry try to get a clearance. That should be a requirement for anybody running for that office.
No it isn't. Not even life is the most important thing.
Good buddy of mine is a silver star awardee ~ he calls it ~ but he’s also a virulent pro-abort. We don’t talk politics, and for whatever value a silver star has, it doesn’t make up for a lack of ethics.
Wow! Thanks for the flag.
Said the man on his way to the bank to cash his government retirement check...
You got me, I’m a fullblown communist sleeper. I hate markets and children, and I love obama! /s
Oh wait, I’m not the one defending the administration’s policies.
Do you think IRS whistleblowers are equally unpatriotic, or is it arbitrarily selective?
Technically the President himself is in charge of the security system.
Will this young man’s actions expose enough to bring down Obozo and his band of traitors?
May it be so.
God has used more unlikely people before. Most never knew he was doing so.
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