MI6 chief: Snowden leaks 'put operations at risk'

MI6 chief Sir John Sawers said the leaks from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden "have been damaging and put operations at risk."

Al-Qaeda is "lapping up" the leaks and Britain's enemies are rubbing their hands with glee, the British intelligence chief added.

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Snowden leaks 'operations risk'

MI6 chief Sir John Sawers said the leaks from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden "have been damaging and put operations at risk." The heads of Britain's intelligence agencies were questioned by MPs in public for the first time.