US Warns Foreign Spy Agencies About Snowden Document

Image: US Warns Foreign Spy Agencies About Snowden Document

Friday, 25 Oct 2013 10:54 AM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

The United States is warning some foreign intelligence services that documents obtained by Edward Snowden contain details of how they cooperate secretly with Washington, a newspaper said Thursday.

The Washington Post said some of the tens of thousands of documents harvested by the fugitive former intelligence contractor contain sensitive material about collection programs against countries such as Iran, Russia and China.

The paper quoted unnamed US administration officials.

The notification coincides with a global uproar over US surveillance of allied countries and their leaders, the latest being German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

The process of advising other countries is being handled by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the Post said.

In one case, Snowden documents have information about a program operated from a NATO member country against Russia and which gives valuable intelligence to the US Air Force and Navy, the paper reported.

"If the Russians knew about it, it wouldn't be hard for them to take appropriate measures to put a stop to it," it quoted one US official as saying.

 

 

 

 

 

 

© AFP 2014

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Wash. Post: Review Finds FBI Crime Lab Unit Rife With Flawed Forensics

Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 23:04 PM

Nearly every criminal case the FBI and Justice Department has so far reviewed since launching the largest-ever probe of  . . .

Marco Rubio: Letting Illegals Apply for Jobs Would Be a 'Lure'

Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 22:55 PM

President Barack Obama's possible move to allow millions of illegal immigrants to apply for work in the United States wo . . .

Mike Rogers: White House 'Not Connected to Reality' on Russia

Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 22:04 PM

The White House is not acting seriously enough on Russia's breaking of the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved