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Ewen MacAskill

Ewen MacAskill

    No James Bond glamour in espionage's new 'El Dorado'
    No James Bond glamour in espionage's new 'El Dorado'
    The man's behaviour was certainly odd. When driving, he would vary his car speed between 30km/h and 90km/h, pulling up occasionally by the side of...
    Secret Russian satellite surveillance revealed
    Secret Russian satellite surveillance revealed
    South Africa's intelligence service relied on a spy "with direct access to the Russian government" to find out details of its own government's...
    SA spied on its government to get facts on Russian deal
    SA spied on its government to get facts on Russian deal
    South Africa's intelligence service relied on a spy "with direct access to the Russian government" to find out details of its own government’s...
    The truth that lies in the body
    The truth that lies in the body
    Police and intelligence agencies around the world have, for almost 100 years, relied on lie detectors to help to convict criminals or unearth spies...
    War on terror fails to stop surge in global attacks
    War on terror fails to stop surge in global attacks
    Terrorism is on the rise, with an almost fivefold increase in fatalities since the dramatic 9/11 attacks in the United States in 2001.
    Snowden files: US spooks share secret data
    Snowden files: US spooks share secret data
    The National Security Agency (NSA) routinely shares raw intelligence data with Israel without first sifting it to remove information about United...
    Ed Snowden: The geek who blew Prism to pieces
    Ed Snowden: The geek who blew Prism to pieces
    Pulling a small black suitcase and carrying a selection of laptop bags over his shoulders, Ed Snowden would have attracted little attention as he...
    Obama 2.0 takes no prisoners
    Obama 2.0 takes no prisoners
    Republicans piled criticism on Barack Obama this week for what they described as an ideological inauguration speech and accused him of failing to...
    Obama set for battle over gun-control bid
    Obama set for battle over gun-control bid
    He announced a sweeping set of proposals to ban automatic weapons, limit magazines to 10 bullets, introduce universal background checks for all...
    Republicans throw down gauntlet over Rice
    Republicans throw down gauntlet over Rice
    This after an apparently disastrous meeting with United Nations ­ambassador Susan Rice that had been widely seen as an attempt to smooth her path...
    Romney on a roll after first TV debate
    Romney on a roll after first TV debate
    Romney forced US President Barack Obama repeatedly on to the defensive.
    Gaffe-prone Romney puts his foot in it over Palestinians
    Gaffe-prone Romney puts his foot in it over Palestinians
    In the video he also claims the Palestinians are not interested in peace.