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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

The Guardain (Left-wing paper) handed terrorists the “gift” to attack the UK “at will”

From the Daily Mail: Guardian has handed a gift to terrorists', warns MI5 chief: Left-wing paper's leaks caused 'greatest damage to western security in history' say Whitehall insiders In a blistering attack, Andrew Parker said the publication of confidential files leaked by US fugitive Edward Snowden had caused huge ‘harm’ to the capability of Britain’s intelligence services. From the Telegraph: GCHQ leaks have 'gifted' terrorists ability to attack 'at will', warns spy chief The leaks of thousands of GCHQ files by CIA spy Edward Snowden have caused “enormous damage” and handed terrorists the “gift” to attack the UK “at will”, the new head of MI5 has warned. Why can't US papers report treasonous acts for what they are? When will we bring back the death penalty for traitors like Snowden who are making the world a more violent place?