General Michael Hayden | Beyond Snowden: An Nsa Reality Check | Oxford Union

Published on Feb. 18, 2014
Channel: Oxfordunion
Category: News & Politics
Source: Youtube

General Hayden gives his talk titled "Beyond Snowden: an NSA reality check" ABOUT GENERAL HAYDEN: Michael Vincent Hayden is a retired United States Air Force four-star general and former Director of the National Security Agency and Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. From April 21, 2005 to May 26, 2006 he was the Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence, a position which once made him "the highest-ranking military intelligence officer in the armed forces". He was Director of the National Security Agency (NSA) from 1999 to 2005. During his tenure as director, he oversaw the controversial NSA surveillance of technological communications between persons in the United States and alleged foreign terrorist groups, which resulted in the NSA warrantless surveillance controversy. SUBSCRIBE for more speakers ► •Oxford Union on Facebook: •Oxford Union on Twitter: @OxfordUnion •Website: ABOUT THE OXFORD UNION SOCIETY: The Union is the world's most prestigious debating society, with an unparalleled reputation for bringing international guests and speakers to Oxford. It has been established for 189 years, aiming to promote debate and discussion not just in Oxford University, but across the globe.