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The U.S. Government Wants Snowden’s Money. He’s Not Cooperating

The U.S. Government Wants Snowden’s Money. He’s Not Cooperating

The U.S. government, lacking the ability to punish NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden in court, wants to seize the proceeds from his book. Mr. Snowden refused to produce documents showing how much he was paid, however, resulting in the magistrate judge agreeing to impose sanctions sought by federal prosecutors. “The Court must conclude that because Snowden...

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Snowden’s Memoir Is Out; His Archive Is Out of Sight

Snowden’s Memoir Is Out; His Archive Is Out of Sight

Edward Snowden, by his own account, grew up as a “shape-shifter.” His father worked for the Coast Guard, his mother for the Maryland state courts. But his parents’ appearances in Snowden’s new memoir, Permanent Record, are fleeting and superficial. The more enduring influences on his life—his sociocultural parental units, as it were—were the civil service...