Gen. Keith Alexander
An Aeroflot flight from Hong Kong believed to be carrying Edward Snowden landed in Moscow. On Sunday afternoon, WikiLeaks said Snowden was going to Ecuador to seek asylum.
It was an all-out charm offensive Tuesday by Army Gen. Keith Alexander, head of the NSA, and representatives of the FBI and the Department of Justice to beat back concerns that our government is spying on us, tapping our phone lines and email accounts.
The head of the National Security Agency is defending government eavesdropping on the phone and Internet communications of millions of Americans, even as some members of Congress express surprise at the extent of the program.