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Obama administration set to make NSA leaker Snowden’s trip tough
Posted By admin On July 9, 2013 @ 10:35 am In Featured Stories,Tile | Comments Disabled
Jordy Yager and Jeremy Herb
The Hill 
July 9, 2013
Edward Snowden could be in for the longest and most arduous flight of his life if President Obama gets his way.
Venezuela and Bolivia have offered asylum to the 30-year-old National Security Agency leaker charged with espionage, but the U.S. government is certain to ensure getting from the Moscow airport to South America won’t be easy.
Nearly every commercial route from Moscow to South America would involve traveling through the skies of at least one member country of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
And the United States has been fervently lobbying its allies to deny any flight carrying Snowden access to its airspace if he attempts to evade U.S. capture on a passenger airliner.
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URLs in this post:
 The Hill: http://thehill.com/blogs/defcon-hill/policy-and-strategy/309727-obama-administration-set-to-make-snowdens-trip-tough-
 NSA leaker Snowden’s plane to Cuba will pass through US airspace – source: http://www.prisonplanet.com/nsa-leaker-snowdens-plane-to-cuba-will-pass-through-us-airspace-source.html
 Moscow-Cuba plane detour sparks speculation Snowden may be on board: http://www.prisonplanet.com/moscow-cuba-plane-detour-sparks-speculation-snowden-may-be-on-board.html
 WikiLeaks: NSA leaker Snowden applied for asylum in six more countries: http://www.prisonplanet.com/wikileaks-nsa-leaker-snowden-applied-for-asylum-in-six-more-countries.html
 Edward Snowden got stuck in Moscow ‘after Cuba blocked entry’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/edward-snowden-got-stuck-in-moscow-after-cuba-blocked-entry.html
 Britain issues global warning to airlines not to let CIA leaker Edward Snowden board a flight to the UK: http://www.prisonplanet.com/britain-issues-global-warning-to-airlines-not-to-let-cia-leaker-edward-snowden-board-a-flight-to-the-uk.html
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