GCHQ’s secret Middle East cable tapping base

At The Register, Duncan Campbell reports: Above-top-secret details of Britain’s covert surveillance programme – including the location of a clandestine British base tapping undersea cables in the Middle East – have so far remained secret, despite being leaked by fugitive NSA sysadmin Edward Snowden. Government pressure has meant that some media organisations, despite being in possession of these facts, have declined to reveal them. Today, however, the Register publishes them in full. [Continue reading…]

Since the information in this article has apparently not been reported by the Intercept and as yet there is no explanation why, once again we are left guessing how Glenn Greenwald and his colleagues determine what they will and will not report from the Snowden leaks.

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