Rena Schild / WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 26: Signs held by protesters during a rally against mass surveillance in Washington, DC on October 26, 2013.

Edward Snowden Is Charged with Espionage

By June 14, 2013

Just 10 days after coming forward as the source of a massive leak of National Security Agency documents, Edward Snowden is charged with “unauthorized communication of national defense information,” “willful communication of classified communications intelligence information to an unauthorized person,” and theft.

Edward Snowden has not returned to the United States since the documents were published.