Military Headline News – Rick Rogers
If the name Edward Snowden doesn’t ring a bell yet, it soon will.
Snowden is behind what’s described as one of the largest leaks in American intelligence history.
The former contractor at the National Security Agency spilled the beans about the U.S. program that collects telephone and Internet data on millions of Americans.
He is reportedly holed up in Hong Kong and looking for asylum.
The 29-year-old said he was driven to expose the secret surveillance program because it threatens individual freedoms.
The Obama administration is considering relocating Syrian refugees to the United States – just as government forces there appear to winning the two-year-old civil war.
Historically, California has accepted the most refugees, but Illinois, Florida, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia are all top relocation destinations.
There’s a new and terrifying twist in suicide attacks: Bombers are hiding explosives in their body cavities.
For airline passengers this might mean tighter screening to detect the bombs that can be missed by routine scanning.
Rick Rogers, Military Headline News.
Rick Rogers is a defense reporter based in San Diego.