Edward Snowden, traitor or hero? Edward Snowden was a contractor for the NSA and a former employee of the CIA. Snowden released thousands, if not millions of documents proving that various American intelligence agencies were violating their charters if not actually violating laws by gathering telephone conversations, emails, messages and various other communications of American citizens. Some people believe that Edward Snowden is a whistle blower against the super-secret intelligence agencies by leaking those documents. Other people believe Snowden is a traitor for violating American laws and fleeing to Russia in order to claim asylum and remain out of prison.
Prepare a report to address all aspects of the assignment. This report should be no less than 10 pages of content. You need to include outside sources and properly cite and reference your sources. You must have at least 5 references, all of which must be scholarly peer-reviewed articles. In addition to the 10 pages of content, you will want a title page and a reference sheet. This report needs to be in proper APA format. Please note that 10 pages with 5 references is the minimum requirement for a passing grade. Minimum effort will earn a maximum of a C grade.
The following sections should be outlined as Headers in the paper.
Introduction, thesis statement, overview, purpose
Background, discuss history of topic
Discussion, identify benefits, obstacles, innovations
Conclusion, summarize the overall study, lessons learned
References, minimum three references with citations in the body