National Security Agency
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HELENA — If elected, Republican U.S. House candidate Ryan Zinke told local Republicans Tuesday that he would work to remove government barriers that impede businesses and push for energy independence.
Most of the time, newspapers tell you the story from beginning to end.
Last Thursday, President Barack Obama gave a 40-minute speech that indicates he understands the intensified challenges of protecting constitutional freedoms and national security.
WASHINGTON — It was a bittersweet briefing that told us exactly where the Obama administration finds itself at the dawn of its sixth year.
WASHINGTON — Edward Snowden stole hundreds of thousands of American secrets and sprinkled them across the Internet. Should he be considered a traitor?
U.S. intelligence agencies’ failure to “connect the dots” before 9/11 precipitated a rush to collect vast amounts of electronic information. That pursuit of information led to egregious overreach by the National Security Agency to gather vast amounts of electronic data from America and all o…
WASHINGTON — With the global furor over the National Security Agency’s surveillance activities, you might think that other governments are refraining from such intrusive monitoring. But recent reports by U.S. technology companies make clear that foreign governments are aggressively compellin…
We take privacy for granted. Too often we mistakenly assume that we are the only ones privy to our personal information. We assume it is within our discretion to decide who has access to the most intimate details of our personal lives — unfortunately, as the latest headlines have shown, this…
The 9/11 attackers have won. Their goal was to provoke fear that in turn would lead Americans to destroy their own democracy.
WASHINGTON — Congress and the courts will sort out the big questions about privacy and surveillance posed by Edward Snowden’s disclosure of National Security Agency monitoring programs. In the meantime, there are some nagging smaller questions raised by this hemorrhage of secrets.
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has charged former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden with espionage and theft of government property in the NSA surveillance case.
Americans are looking at their telephones in a new light. Now we know every call we make, every minute we talk is logged by the National Security Agency.
WASHINGTON — Journalists have a professional commitment to the idea that more debate is better, so we instinctively side with leakers. But I’m skeptical about some of the claims of Edward Snowden, the young NSA contractor who leaked secrets about that agency’s surveillance programs to The Wa…
This happens every summer. The summer season for airline travel arrives and the planes flying into Billings Logan International Airport have nearly double the seats, causing more delays for passengers.
CHEYENNE — Construction is just about finished at a facility just west of Cheyenne that will house a powerful supercomputer for the Boulder, Colo.-based National Center for Atmospheric Research.