Civil Liberties

Former Intelligence Analyst Says NSA Engaged in Domestic Political Surveillance

Surprising, no. Horrifying, yes.


Although The Guardian made the shocking revelation earlier this month that the NSA has been collecting meta data on millions of Americans, it may come as an even bigger surprise who was among those millions. Russ Tice, a former intelligence analyst, alleged in an interview with Sibel Edmonds' Boiling Frogs podcast (launched by former FBI staffer and National Security Whistleblowers Coalition founder Sibel Edmond) that the agency has been spying on some of the most powerful people in the U.S. government.

Approximately 48 minutes into the interview, Tice claimed that among the people his office surveilled was Barack Obama