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Edward Snowden Asylum

Snowden Reportedly Receives Documents To Enter Russia

Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics

Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden was on Wednesday granted documents that will allow him to leave a Moscow airport where he is hole...

Edward Snowden and Financial Speculation Taxes

Dean Baker | Posted 09.21.2013 | Business
Dean Baker

If countries are allowed to act as tax havens against a financial speculation tax or any other measure it is because the administration in Washington is content to let them act as tax havens. When it actually wants something to happen, the Obama administration, like its predecessors, is prepared to do a full Snowden.

Is Snowden Really Protected By International Law?

The Huffington Post | Carlo Davis | Posted 07.17.2013 | World

In a lot of ways, Edward Snowden is no different from any other millennial. He likes pizza, sometimes says stupid things on the internet, and can’t ...

Edward Snowden Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

A Swedish professor named Stefan Svallfors has nominated Edward Snowden for the Nobel Peace Prize, RT reports. In a letter to the Norwegian Nobel Comm...

Snowden Picks Up Notable Supporter

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden received an email of support Monday from former Sen. Gordon Humphrey (R-N.H.), according to The Guardia...

9 Ways Snowden Can Gain Asylum

Posted 07.16.2013 | Comedy

NSA leaker Edward Snowden might be able to seal the deal on getting asylum in Russia if he tries some of these tactics on Vladimir Putin. 1. Come o...

How to Be a Rogue Superpower

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 09.15.2013 | World
Tom Engelhardt

No incident has been more revealing than the downing of the plane of Bolivian President Evo Morales. Evidently officials in Washington believed that the plane bringing the Bolivian president back from Moscow was also carrying Snowden.

Kremlin: Snowden Asylum Decision Not Up To Putin

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2013 | Politics

CHITA, Russia, July 16 (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin will not be the person deciding whether to grant fugitive American Edward Snowden tempo...

Russian Lawyer Says Snowden Applied For Temporary Asylum

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 09.15.2013 | Politics

MOSCOW — National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden on Tuesday submitted a request for temporary asylum in Russia, his lawyer said, claiming...

Putin Sounds Positive Note On Snowden

Reuters | Posted 09.14.2013 | Politics

(Repeats without changes to text) GOGLAND ISLAND, Russia, July 15 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday he saw s...

Russia Denies Receiving Asylum Request From Snowden

Reuters | Posted 09.12.2013 | Politics

By Steve Gutterman MOSCOW, July 13 (Reuters) - Russia kept former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden at arm's length on Saturda...

Luke Johnson

Snowden Reportedly Wants Asylum In Russia

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 07.12.2013 | Politics

Edward Snowden, the NSA leaker, wants to apply for asylum in Russia until he can be guaranteed safe transit to Latin America, according to Tanya Loksh...

8 Things Edward Snowden Can Expect From Venezuela

The Huffington Post | Ana Benedetti | Posted 02.22.2014 | Latino Voices

Where in the world will Edward Snowden end up? The former National Security Agency contractor has been seeking asylum, considering countries like B...

'Massive Shift' In Opinion On Surveillance

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics

A plurality of Americans say that counterterrorism policies go too far in restricting civil liberties, revealing a massive change in attitudes since 2...

Greenwald: Snowden Will Likely Accept Venezuela's Offer

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2013 | Media

(Adds background, quotes, additional details from Greenwald interview) * Guardian blogger has chatted with Snowden in recent days ...

Russian Lawmaker Sparks Confusion Over Snowden Offer

AP | JIM HEINTZ | Posted 09.08.2013 | Politics

MOSCOW -- The WikiLeaks secret-spilling site on Tuesday said NSA leaker Edward Snowden has not yet formally accepted asylum in Venezuela, trying to pu...

Deleted Tweet Spurs Confusion On Edward Snowden Venezuela Asylum

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.08.2013 | Politics

MOSCOW -- The head of the Russian parliament's foreign affairs committee says Edward Snowden has accepted Venezuela's offer of political asylum. Al...

Snowden Needs to Speak Out

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 09.08.2013 | Politics
Mark Weisbrot

Snowden can reach many millions more with the truth. He needs to speak not only to save himself but future whistle-blowers whom the Obama administration wants to silence by punishing him.

Daniel Ellsberg Backs Edward Snowden's Decision To Flee U.S.

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.07.2013 | Media

Daniel Ellsberg, the man who leaked the Pentagon Papers, said on Monday that he supports Edward Snowden's decision to flee the United States. Ellsb...

Operation Exodus: The Snowden Accompaniment Flytilla to Political Asylum in Venezuela

Robert Naiman | Posted 09.07.2013 | World
Robert Naiman

A Snowden accompaniment flotilla of prominent and peace-loving Americans could assemble at the Moscow airport, and fly together from Moscow to Caracas. Snowden could fly from Moscow to Caracas under the protection of our company, like the Fellowship of the Ring.

Joint Chiefs Chair: Snowden Has Hurt U.S. Ties

AP | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman says NSA leaker Edward Snowden's disclosures about U.S. surveillance prog...

Snowden Gets Bolivia Asylum Offer

Reuters | Posted 09.05.2013 | Politics

LA PAZ, July 6 (Reuters) - Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Saturday he would grant asylum, if requested, to former U.S. intelligence agency c...

Snowden Gets Venezuela Asylum Offer

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 09.05.2013 | Politics

MOSCOW — Edward Snowden has found supporters in Latin America, including three countries who have offered him asylum. But many obstacles stand i...

Nicaragua Also Considering Snowden Asylum

Reuters | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

MANAGUA, July 5 (Reuters) - Nicaragua has received an asylum request from fugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden and could accept t...

Venezuela Offers Snowden Asylum

Reuters | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

By Daniel Wallis and Deisy Buitrago CARACAS, July 5 (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro offered asylum to former U.S. intelligence cont...