Why Bradley Manning’s court-martial matters for civilians

This will be the first time a judge has ruled on the Espionage Act since Obama began his aggressive pursuit of leakers.

No, Edward Snowden probably didn’t commit treason

Edward Snowden might have violated federal laws. He might even be guilty of espionage. But treason? Fat chance.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 12, 2013

Edward Snowden isn’t safe in Hong Kong. He’d have better luck in France.

The PRISM leaker is currently hanging out in Hong Kong. That's a really dumb place to be, experts say.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 10, 2013

Was President Obama the leaker?

For Obama to say he "welcomes" this debate is a bit rich. He did everything in his power to keep it from happening.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jun 7, 2013