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Snowden Breaks His Silence

Reuters | Andrew Osborn and Alexei Anishchuk | Posted 08.31.2013 | Politics

LONDON/MOSCOW, July 1 (Reuters) - Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden broke his silence on Monday for the first time since fleeing to Mos...

Ecuador President: Snowden's Fate In Russia's Hands

AP | MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN | Posted 06.30.2013 | World

PORTOVIEJO, Ecuador -- Edward Snowden is "under the care of the Russian authorities" and can't leave Moscow's international airport without their cons...

Biden Asks Ecuador To Nix Snowden Asylum Request

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN and DIEGO TORRES | Posted 08.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden has asked Ecuador to turn down an asylum request from National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, the ...

Mr. Snowden and the Mosh Pit

Daniel Wagner | Posted 08.28.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

The only apparently meaningful leverage the U.S. government had to entice Ecuador not to grant Mr. Snowden asylum has been deftly removed, and the U.S. is now on the defensive.

Obama Tones Down Snowden Rhetoric

AP | NANCY BENAC | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The last thing President Barack Obama wants to do is turn Edward Snowden into a grand enemy of the state or a Daniel Ellsberg-type hero ...

Edward Snowden and the Story of American Weakness

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Spying on citizens, tracking their phone calls and other communications is what one expects from vulnerable authoritarian regimes, not from governments claiming to be the leaders of the free world.

Snowden Affair Highlights Epic David and Goliath Struggle Between Quito and Washington

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 08.27.2013 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

By offering shelter to first Assange and now Snowden, Correa has embarked on a high stakes game. The pugnacious president is constantly upping the ante, casting Ecuador's plight as a David and Goliath struggle against the odds.

Matt Sledge

Edward Snowden Gambles On Alliance With WikiLeaks | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On the run from charges of violating the Espionage Act, National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden appears to be pinning his hopes o...

President Correa, Put Your Shield Over Edward Snowden

Robert Naiman | Posted 08.27.2013 | World
Robert Naiman

Whistleblowers should be able to expose government wrongdoing without getting the Bradley Manning treatment.

Ecuador Waives Big Preference Over Snowden Case

Reuters | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics

(Adds details, background) QUITO, June 27 (Reuters) - Ecuador said on Thursday it was waiving preferential rights under a U.S. trade a...

Snowden Decision Could Take Months

AP | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Ecuador's foreign minister said Wednesday his government could take months to decide whether to grant asylum to fugitive U.S...

13 Reasons Snowden Is Desperate To Get To Latin America

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.25.2013 | Latino Voices

When Edward Snowden chose Hong Kong as the place to reveal his identity, it confused some observers. After all, the Guardian source who prompted a...

The Good Germans in Government

Robert Scheer | Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics
Robert Scheer

Treason is a word that dictators love to hurl at dissidents, and when both Cheney and Feinstein bring it back into favor, you know that courageous whistle-blowers like Snowden are not the enemy.

Ecuador Foreign Minister Says He Doesn't Know Where Snowden Is

AP | MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN and GONZALO SOLANO | Posted 08.24.2013 | Politics

QUITO, Ecuador -- Edward Snowden's stop-and-start flight across the globe appeared to stall in Moscow as the United States ratcheted up pressure to ha...

Matt Sledge

Julian Assange Reveals More About Edward Snowden Flight | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

Julian Assange said on Monday that Edward Snowden is "safe and healthy" and in high spirits, but refused to reveal further details about the National ...

Snowden Going To Ecuador To Seek Asylum: WikiLeaks

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 08.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Admitted leaker Edward Snowden took flight Sunday in evasion of U.S. authorities, seeking asylum in Ecuador and leaving the Obama a...

5 Things To Know About Snowden And His Future

AP | Posted 08.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency contractor behind the disclosures of the U.S. government's sweeping surveillance progr...

Snowden's Passport Reportedly Revoked

AP | MATTHEW V. LEE | Posted 08.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The former National Security Agency contractor who disclosed a highly classified surveillance program has had his U.S. passport rev...

Ecuador Receives Snowden Asylum Request

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.23.2013 | Politics

The government of Ecuador has received an asylum request from Edward Snowden, according to an official from the country. Snowden, who had been in h...