Tag: Social psychology

Obama Administration Charges Most Whistleblowers in US History

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WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — US President Barack Obama’s administration has charged almost three times more whistleblowers than the rest US administrations all together, according to Reporters Without Borders’s report issued on Thursday. “No fewer than 8 whistleblowers, including Chelsea Manning, have been charged under the Espionage Act

Intelligence is the key: only fools will rush into Iraq

Afghanistan Obama and the World

Our politics works in odd ways when there is a choice to be made about sending armed forces off to fight.  We all say we hate war, but most of us are happy enough to see our politicians commit forces

Edward Snowden asylum demand dropped by European parliament

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The European parliament is to ditch demands on Wednesday that EU governments give guarantees of asylum and security to Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency whistleblower. The parliament's civil liberties committee is to vote on more than 500 amendments to

Are MI5, MI6, NSA just a bunch of incompetents?

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The recent revelations by the whistleblower Edward Snowden were fascinating. But they – and all the reactions to them – had one enormous assumption at their heart. That the spies know what they are doing. It is a belief that