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The Next Not-So-Cold War: As Climate Change Heats Arctic, Nations Scramble For Control and Resources
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The Next Not-So-Cold War: As Climate Change Heats Arctic, Nations Scramble For Control and Resources

President Barack Obama arrived in Alaska on Monday for a three-day tour during which he will become the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Alaska Arctic.

The End of Encryption? Nsa & Fbi Seek New Backdoors Against Advice from Leading Security Experts
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The End of Encryption? Nsa & Fbi Seek New Backdoors Against Advice from Leading Security Experts

FBI Director James Comey is set to testify against encryption before the Senate Intelligence Committee today, as the United States and Britain push for "exceptional...

Data and Goliath: Bruce Schneier on the Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World
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Data and Goliath: Bruce Schneier on the Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World

The book chronicles how governments and corporation have built an unprecedented surveillance state.

Snowden Asylum in Germany?
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Snowden Asylum in Germany?

Revelations by Edward Snowden about U.S. surveillance continue to shake Germany more than one year after he came forward as a National Security Agency whistleblower...

Former Counterterrorism Czar Richard Clarke: ­.s. Drone Program ­nder Obama 'got Out of Hand'
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Former Counterterrorism Czar Richard Clarke: ­.s. Drone Program ­nder Obama 'got Out of Hand'

Richard Clarke served as the nation's top counterterrorism official under presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush before resigning in 2003 in protest of the...
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