This image made available by The Guardian Newspaper in London shows NSA Wistleblower Edward Snowden. The 29-year-old American who works as a contract employee at the National Security Agency is the source of The Guardian's disclosures about the U.S. government's secret surveillance programs, the British newspaper reported Sunday, June 9, 2013. The leaks have reopened the post-Sept. 11, 2001, debate about privacy concerns versus heightened measure to protect against terrorist attacks, and led the NSA to ask the Justice Department to conduct a criminal investigation. The Guardian said it was publishing the identity of Edward Snowden, a former technical assistant for the CIA and current employee of defense contractor Booz Allen Hamilton, at his own request. (AP Photo/The Guardian, Ewen MacAskill) NO SALES NO ARCHIVE ONE TIME USE ONLY MANDATORY CREDIT
Former CIA worker says he leaked U.S. surveillance data
By BRIAN KNOWLTON
| New York Times News Service
First Published Jun 09 2013 04:19 pm • Last Updated Jan 17 2014 08:01 am
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