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The Intercept



Uber Still Doesn't Get It: Company Docs Reveal Flimsy Plan for ...
... themselves and their families against unforeseen accidents that prevent them from working,” said an Uber spokesperson who asked to remain anonymous.

The Intercept — July 4, 2017


Security Flaw in Israeli Propaganda App Exposed User Emails
... a search is performed,” said the security researcher, who asked to remain anonymous to avoid repercussions from the Israeli government and its supporters.

The Intercept — July 1, 2017


Top-Secret NSA Report Details Russian Hacking Effort Days Before ...
A U.S. intelligence officer who declined to be identified cautioned against drawing too big a conclusion from the document because a single analysis is not  ...

The Intercept — June 6, 2017


U.S. Signals Possible Airstrikes in Somalia by Asking Aid Groups for ...
“It's the responsible way to go about an irresponsible expansion of the scope of hostilities,” said one official, who requested anonymity because their group ...

The Intercept — April 29, 2017


Key Official in Trump-Russia Investigation Will Step Down
The source, who asked not to be identified as McCord's departure has not been formally announced, said that McCord plans to work in academia after leaving ...

The Intercept — April 22, 2017


Trump's Deepening Embrace of Bahrain's Repressive Monarchy ...
Reached for comment, a State Department official said that they can not yet comment on the recent U.S. arms sales to Bahrain, but added that on a broader ...

The Intercept — April 14, 2017


The Strangers Who Got Snowden's Secrets in the Mail
Then, near the beginning of 2013, Poitras was contacted by an anonymous source claiming to possess materials that would reveal the scope of American ...

The Intercept — April 14, 2017


Snowden Documents Reveal Scope of Secrets Exposed to China in ...
Wei was particularly aggressive, recalled one crew member who was on the plane but asked to remain anonymous because he's not authorized to discuss the ...

The Intercept — April 12, 2017


Meet the Midwestern Contractor That Appears Hundreds of Times in ...
The sources requested anonymity to preserve their employability in the buttoned- up world of defense contracting. The FBI, Xetron, and Northrop Grumman all ...

The Intercept — April 1, 2017


Facebook Failed to Protect 30 Million Users From Having Their Data ...
All declined to be identified, citing concerns about an ongoing inquiry at Cambridge and fears of possible litigation. Two sources familiar with the SCL project ...

The Intercept — March 30, 2017


SEAL Team 6 Attempted a Second Yemen Raid One Month After ...
... according to the U.S. military official, who requested anonymity to discuss classified information. It could not be learned why SEAL Team 6 aborted the mission ...

The Intercept — March 18, 2017


Rogue Twitter Accounts Fight to Preserve the Voice of Government ...
Most of them declined to be named out of fear of workplace retaliation and pressure to shut down their accounts. The alt-accounts' activism is premised on the ...

The Intercept — March 12, 2017


Women and Children in Yemeni Village Recall Horror of Trump's ...
According to two people with direct knowledge, the White House did not notify the U.S. ambassador to Yemen in advance of the operation. IMG_4354_edited- ...

The Intercept — March 9, 2017


Intercepted Podcast: We Are All in Trump's Hunger Games Now
GG: Well, first of all, there's a fundamental, glaring difference between publishing an assertion from an anonymous source, some person saying that something ...

The Intercept — February 19, 2017


Turmoil at DHS and State Department – “There Are People Literally ...
“There are people literally crying in the office here,” said a senior U.S. immigration official who spoke to The Intercept on condition of anonymity. Interviews and ...

The Intercept — January 31, 2017


Trump's Muslim Ban Triggers Chaos, Heartbreak, and Resistance
A senior U.S. immigration official, who asked not to be identified for fear of retaliation, confirmed to The Intercept that the rash of unusual student visa revocations ...

The Intercept — January 30, 2017


Notorious Mercenary Erik Prince Is Advising Trump From the Shadows
The official asked not to be identified because of a transition policy prohibiting discussion of confidential deliberations. On election night, Prince's latest wife, ...

The Intercept — January 20, 2017


Donald Trump Will Take Office With a Skeleton Crew Running ...
“It is troublesome in the extreme that there is no designated successor for senior staff across DHS,” said the official, who asked not to be named because they ...

The Intercept — January 20, 2017


Banned by 119 Countries, U.S. Cluster Bombs Continue to Orphan ...
An administration official who refused to be named confirmed the report to The Intercept. Top photo: Cars drive on a main road in the Sheikh Othman area, in the  ...

The Intercept — December 15, 2016


Donald Trump's White House Counsel Is Proud “Architect” of ...
... especially for incoming administration officials,” said Craig Holman of Public Citizen. “The selection of McGahn to be the chief ethics cop strongly suggests the  ...

The Intercept — December 5, 2016


Pentagon Ignored Evidence of Civilian Casualties in ISIS Strikes ...
A Defense Department official said that the Pentagon had not yet incorporated Amnesty's report, but as of October 13, had received 249 allegations of civilian ...

The Intercept — October 26, 2016


Spies for Hire
Most of those who spoke with The Intercept asked to remain anonymous, citing nondisclosure agreements, fear of potential political persecution in the UAE, ...

The Intercept — October 25, 2016


Ex-Yahoo Employee: Government Spy Program Could Have Given ...
... officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity,” characterized the Yahoo email scan as only a modification of an existing email-scanning technique used to ...

The Intercept — October 9, 2016


Revealed: The FBI's Secret Methods for Recruiting Informants at the ...
An American political analyst at an international NGO, who asked not to be named because of the sensitivity of his work in the Middle East, was subjected to  ...

The Intercept — October 6, 2016


NPR Host Demands That Assange Do Something Its Own Reporters ...
... want to reveal the identity of an anonymous source unless that person has consented to the disclosure. That's why we take the granting of anonymity seriously.

The Intercept — August 17, 2016


Leaked Data Reveals How the U.S. Trains Vast Numbers of Foreign ...
... money and time in a growing number of countries,” said Gordon Adams, formerly a senior White House official for national security and foreign policy budgets.

The Intercept — July 13, 2016


The Fact of Sisyphus
... them work full-time providing the medical care that's already in short supply, all of those coming forward chose to remain anonymous for fear of retaliation.

The Intercept — July 9, 2016


Obama Administration Finally Releases Its Dubious Drone Death Toll
... that proves a person killed in a strike was either not a MAM, or was a MAM but not an unlawful enemy combatant, then there is no question,” the source said.

The Intercept — July 2, 2016


Attacking Elizabeth Warren? Political Reporters Will Grant You ...
The source, Politico's Ben White noted in his piece, “like many interviewed for this article, declined to be identified by name to avoid Warren's wrath.” — Politico ...

The Intercept — June 22, 2016


“American Sniper” Chris Kyle Distorted His Military Record ...
... who asked not to be identified because he was not authorized to speak about the case. As Kyle's American Sniper manuscript was distributed among SEALs, ...

The Intercept — May 27, 2016


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