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Snowden: I was a spy, had a fake name

 
Snowden: I was a spy, had a fake name
Posted Wednesday, May 28th 2014 @ 11am  by Rob Quinn, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – Edward Snowden wants the world to know he was more than the "low-level systems administrator" US authorities have described him as—he was a trained spy and technical expert. In an interview with NBC News' Brian Williams, the National Security Agency leaker says he was a spy "in sort of the traditional sense of the word in that I lived and worked undercover overseas—pretending to work in a job that I'm not—and even being assigned a name that was not mine." He says he has worked for the CIA as well as the NSA, and as a lecturer at a counterintelligence academy for the Defense Intelligence Agency and for the CIA as well as the NSA.

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