John Kiriakou sat down with Chris Hayes to discuss the culture of the CIA, the torture program itself, and the unbelievable fact that John is the only person who has served time in relation to the torture program, despite exposing the program and never torturing anyone.
The only official to go to prison in connection with CIA torture
Check out Part 1. HERE and Part 2. HERE
The Intercept Reports American and British spies hacked into the internal computer network of the largest manufacturer of SIM cardsin the world, stealing encryption keys used to protect the privacy of cellphone communications across the globe. According to the Intercept, this would allow them to monitor mobile communications without seeking or receiving approval from telecom companies and foreign governments.
Years after blowing the whistle on Countrywide, a firm so bogged down with evidence of fraud that finding it was, like finding a haystack on a pile of needles Impossible to miss, Michael Winston is mired in court battles and fighting for his life. All for exposing practices that some say nearly lead to a global financial meltdown.
“People won’t worry about it [the war on whistleblowers] now,” says Winston. “But one day they’ll wonder why their air is polluted or their drinking water isn’t safe. And this will be the reason.
A Whistleblower’s Horror Story