Sam Adams Associates for Integrity in Intelligence

News

Edward Snowden Speaks Out Against NSA “Dragnet Mass Surveillance”

“These programs do not make us more safe.”

With 4 U.S. whistleblowers in Moscow; October 9, 2013; 3 minutes

Link: http://www.democracynow.org/2013/10/14/edward_snowden_speaks_out_against_nsa

Snowden Accepts Whistleblower Award

By Ray McGovern; October 10, 2013

Link: http://consortiumnews.com/2013/10/10/snowden-accepts-whistleblower-award/

“US unchained itself from constitution”

Whistleblowers speak on RT panel the morning after secret Snowden meeting

Link: http://rt.com/news/rt-whistleblowers-snowden-prize-983/

About the Sam Adams Associates

Sam Adams AssociatesSam Adams Associates for Integrity in Intelligence is a movement of former CIA colleagues of former intelligence analyst Sam Adams, together with others who hold up his example as a model for those in intelligence who would aspire to the courage to speak truth to power. SAAII confers an award each year to a member of the intelligence community or related professions who exemplifies Sam Adam’s courage, persistence, and devotion to truth – no matter the consequences. Read more about the history here.

The annual Sam Adams Award has been given in previous years to truth tellers Coleen Rowley of the FBI; Katharine Gun of British Intelligence; Sibel Edmonds of the FBI; Craig Murray, former UK ambassador to Uzbekistan; Sam Provance, former US Army Sgt; Maj. Frank Grevil of Danish Army Intelligence; Larry Wilkerson, Col., US Army (ret.), former chief of staff to Colin Powell at State; Julian Assange, of WikiLeaks: Thomas Drake, of NSA; Jesselyn Radack, formerly of Dept. of Justice and now National Security Director of Government Accountability Project; Thomas Fingar, former Deputy Director of National Intelligence and Director, National Intelligence Council, and Edward Snowden, former contractor for the National Security Agency; Chelsea Manning, US Army Private who exposed (via WikiLeaks) key information on Afghanistan and Iraq, as well as State Department activities; and to retired National Security Agency official William Binney, who challenged decisions to ignore the Fourth Amendment in the government’s massive — and wasteful — collection of electronic data.