Tag: British people

EU Inquiry into Electronic Mass Surveillance draws its conclusions

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For the past five months the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) has been conducting an investigation into electronic mass surveillance of, and conducted by, EU member states. This inquiry, prompted directly by Edward Snowden’s

Could Google and the NSA Make Whistleblowers Disappear?

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This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com. What if Edward Snowden was made to disappear? No, I’m not suggesting some future CIA rendition effort or

REVIEW: The Secret State. Whitehall and the Cold War.

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The Secret State: Whitehall and the Cold War By Peter Hennessy. London, UK: Allen Lane, The Penguin Press, 2002. 234 pages, endnotes, photos, index Just as anyone who lived through Edward Heath's three-day week can be identified by their tendency

REVIEW: The Imperial War Museum Book of War Behind Enemy Lines

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By Julian Thompson. London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1998. 476 pages. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Sixty years after World War II, writing about wartime secret intelligence and special operations units remains a lively enterprise. The UK's Imperial War Museum adds this volume to its