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Muslim-American Leader: NSA Fails US History

Nihad Awad: Spying target says agency weak on checks and balances

(Newser) - One of the recent Edward Snowden revelations is that the NSA spied on a group of top Muslim-American leaders . Nihad Awad happens to be one of them, a discovery that left him "saddened, but not surprised," he writes at Time . The co-founder of the Council on American-Islamic Relations... More »

Snowden Leak: NSA Spied on Muslim-American Leaders

Including a former Homeland Security official

(Newser) - The NSA and FBI targeted a number of prominent and seemingly upstanding Muslim-Americans for surveillance, including lawyers, professors, civil rights activists, and even a former Bush administration official, according to the latest revelation from Edward Snowden's document trove. A spreadsheet recapping the thousands of email addresses the NSA monitored... More »

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