Why the Woman Who Found Snowden Doesn't Want More Whistleblowers

A few days ago, I found myself in a crowded Manhattan office watching Laura Poitras sign posters for her new documentary. Each signature appeared above the film's title—Citizenfour—and below the film's subject—Edward Snowden. She didn't think she had time, but her handler insisted. It's taken me a while, but only now… » 11/05/14 12:42pm 11/05/14 12:42pm

Bradley Manning's Not Guilty of Aiding the Enemy (But Otherwise Guilty)

A military judge acquitted Bradley Manning of aiding the enemy and convicted him of multiple counts of violating the Espionage Act on Tuesday. The verdict marks the end of a three-year-long ordeal that began with Manning's arrest in Iraq and subsequent detainment in Kuwait and Quantico, Virginia. » 7/30/13 1:11pm 7/30/13 1:11pm