A slide dated June 2012 from a National Security Agency PowerPoint presentation bears Ahmad Muaffaq Zaidan’s photo, name, and a terror watch list identification number, and labels him a “member of Al-Qa’ida” as well as the Muslim Brotherhood. It also notes that he “works for Al Jazeera.” Courtesy of the Intercept

Press Freedom Groups Denounce NSA Spying On Al Jazeera Bureau Chief

“This is the reality under which we live. Government agencies are relatively autonomous and attempts to control them are ludicrous.”