security

Global Politics

The journalist who broke the NSA story says surveillance technology is out of control

When news broke revealing the extent of the NSA’s data collection strategies, it quickly became not only the most-talked about story of the year, but it raised all sorts of questions regarding the privacy of citizens and the constitutionality of mass surveillance. Journalist Glenn Greenwald helped break the stories and says we need to rein in the runaway surveillance.

Conflict & Justice

Mideast security cooperation

The Israeli Defense Forces have been working with Palestinian security forces in the occupied West Bank. Cooperation has been good, in fact, the World's Matthew Bell reports that Israel may soon allow its Jewish citizens to visit the territory.

Conflict & Justice

Letters from Leningrad

We ran a story remembering Samantha Smith, the American girl who wrote to Soviet leader Andropov to ask why the US and the USSR couldn't live in peace. That brought a response from Jeff Henigson who had appealed to Gorbachev. Marco Werman talks with him.

Global Politics

The journalist who broke the NSA story says surveillance technology is out of control

When news broke revealing the extent of the NSA’s data collection strategies, it quickly became not only the most-talked about story of the year, but it raised all sorts of questions regarding the privacy of citizens and the constitutionality of mass surveillance. Journalist Glenn Greenwald helped break the stories and says we need to rein in the runaway surveillance.