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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 [1]
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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[1] The Hill: http://thehill.com/blogs/defcon-hill/policy-and-strategy/309727-obama-administration-set-to-make-snowdens-trip-tough-

[2] 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

[3] 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

[4] 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

[5] 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

[6] 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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