Tag: the South China Morning Post

The 3 Major Obstacles To Any Snowden Plea Deal

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Federal prosecutors recently held discussions with the Washington lawyer of fugitive NSA contractor Edward Snowden, according to Bill Gertz of The Washington Free Beacon. Two weeks ago, NBC reported that “negotiations have not yet begun.” Plato Cacheris, Snowden’s D.C. lawyer,

Why Snowden Won’t (and Shouldn’t) Get Clemency

Woman holds a portrait of former U.S. spy agency contractor Snowden in front of her face as she stands in front of the U.S. embassy during a protest in Berlin in this file photo

I regard Daniel Ellsberg as an American patriot. I was one of the first columnists to write that Director of National Intelligence James Clapper should be fired for lying to Congress. On June 7, two days after the first news