James Bamford

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Watch Thy Neighbor

To prevent whistleblowing, U.S. intelligence agencies are instructing staff to spy on their colleagues.


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About James Bamford

James Bamford is a columnist for Foreign Policy and the author of The Shadow Factory: The Ultra-Secret NSA From 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America. He also writes and produces documentaries for PBS.



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