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N.S.A. Leaker Leaves Hong Kong on Flight to Moscow(surname Harrison?)
New York Time ^ | 06/23/2013 | By KEITH BRADSHER and ELLEN BARRY

Posted on 06/23/2013 5:44:24 AM PDT by astratt7

HONG KONG — The Hong Kong government announced on Sunday afternoon that it had allowed the departure from its territory of Edward J. Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who has acknowledged disclosing classified documents about United States government surveillance of Internet and telephone communications around the world. snip

The Aeroflot agent said that Mr. Snowden is traveling with one other person, with the surname Harrison, but the agent declined to release the other traveler’s first name, saying that she did not have the authorization to do so. The closest adviser to Julian Assange, who orchestrated the release of the Wikileaks diplomatic cables three years ago, is named Sarah Harrison, prompting speculation that she was the Harrison on the flight with Mr. Snowden.

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TOPICS: Russia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: benghazi; bolivia; cuba; ecuador; edwardsnowden; fastandfurious; harrison; hongkong; impeachnow; irs; julianassange; notbreakingnews; nsa; russia; sarahharrison; snowden; spying; vladputin; waronterror; wikileaks
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1 posted on 06/23/2013 5:44:24 AM PDT by astratt7
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To: astratt7

He did us all a great service at huge personal cost


2 posted on 06/23/2013 5:48:14 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: astratt7

He’s almost there:

http://www.flightradar24.com/AFL213


3 posted on 06/23/2013 5:48:56 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: astratt7

Who is this Harrison on the flight with Snowden? They are speculating in the article.
Maybe a Harrison J. Bounel reference?


4 posted on 06/23/2013 5:49:54 AM PDT by astratt7 (obama,muslim,politics)
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To: knarf

I see this as more of a “Thanks for tossing us to the wolves” from Hong Kong.


6 posted on 06/23/2013 5:51:51 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: astratt7

Another article said possibly a Sarah Harrison - with wikileaks.


8 posted on 06/23/2013 5:54:51 AM PDT by Girlene
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To: Girlene

I just think it is strange that out of all of the names he could be traveling with, it would be Harrison??


9 posted on 06/23/2013 5:57:41 AM PDT by astratt7 (obama,muslim,politics)
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To: astratt7

Jason Bourne want-a-be...


10 posted on 06/23/2013 5:57:55 AM PDT by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html - A real life experience book about the war in Iraq)
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To: astratt7

God speed, Ed Snowden.


11 posted on 06/23/2013 5:58:28 AM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: astratt7
Here is the likely Snowden travelmate Sarah Harrison pictured with boss Julian Assange.

Here is another. She is identified as "assistant to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange".


12 posted on 06/23/2013 6:01:01 AM PDT by InterceptPoint (If I had a tag line this is where you would find it)
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To: astratt7

Huh? Harrison is the name of the person traveling with him.


13 posted on 06/23/2013 6:01:10 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: BarnacleCenturion

I just did cockpit view...he’s sitting on the captain’s lap flying the plane while sipping a gin and tonic...@ 2600 ft AGL...@ almost 200 knts....pretty daring...


14 posted on 06/23/2013 6:01:22 AM PDT by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html - A real life experience book about the war in Iraq)
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To: astratt7

Wikileaks have just confirmed on the radio,BBC, it was them that arranged the flight.


15 posted on 06/23/2013 6:01:36 AM PDT by moose07 (the truth will out ,one day. This is not the post you are looking for ....move along now....)
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To: astratt7

” The Hong Kong government said on Sunday, in its first detailed statement about Mr. Snowden, that the United States had made a legal request for the issue of a provisional warrant of arrest against Mr. Snowden, but that the Hong Kong government had concluded that the request “did not fully comply with the legal requirements under Hong Kong law.””

And the Administration screws up again.......LOL


16 posted on 06/23/2013 6:03:31 AM PDT by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: BCW

The plane is landing now.


17 posted on 06/23/2013 6:03:46 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Landed @ 0905 hrs EST...


18 posted on 06/23/2013 6:04:59 AM PDT by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html - A real life experience book about the war in Iraq)
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To: astratt7
Snowden on Aeroflot flight to Moscow - reports
19 posted on 06/23/2013 6:05:35 AM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Electorate data confirms Resolute Conservative voted for Soetoro)
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To: shalom aleichem

Yes, God Speed, Edward, let’s exposé our successes against Russia and Cuba.


20 posted on 06/23/2013 6:06:18 AM PDT by Ax
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Thanks, Baracle. Is the app for flight tracking safe to download?

TC


21 posted on 06/23/2013 6:06:34 AM PDT by Pentagon Leatherneck
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To: astratt7

I have reliable but unconfirmed info that the Moscow destination is a transit layover to Bolivia via Havana.


22 posted on 06/23/2013 6:06:46 AM PDT by ICCtheWay
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To: BCW

Yep. I wonder if the KGB will be waiting for him at the gate.


23 posted on 06/23/2013 6:07:24 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: yldstrk

I think so, but the fact he is being protected by hostile nations such as Russia, China, Cuba and Venezuela doesn’t sit right with me......say what you like, America is a lot more of a free country than any of them, in spite of the tyrant Obama.

It is a bit hypocritical of him to use these nations as a safe haven if he is such a moral crusader don’t you think?


24 posted on 06/23/2013 6:08:28 AM PDT by UKrepublican
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To: astratt7

25 posted on 06/23/2013 6:09:26 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: Pentagon Leatherneck

You don’t need to download the app. The flights can be tracked from their website. Snowden’s plane just landed though.


26 posted on 06/23/2013 6:10:17 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: yldstrk
Maybe some of the "Sanctuary Cities" will provide him asylum.
27 posted on 06/23/2013 6:11:55 AM PDT by Savage Beast (The forces of decadence are the forces of evil.)
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To: UKrepublican

At this point, the US wants him neutralized, so to prevent that, you have to go elsewhere, no?

But I am thinking this kid doesn’t much care what happens to himself at this point


28 posted on 06/23/2013 6:13:01 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: astratt7

I do not care how much information Snowden released or who he released it to as far as the Nation’s enemies go. Whoever it was and whatever it was they did not learn anything new or that they did not already from him. Why? Because they had already gotten the information from the occupier of the White House, obama. Whenever obama learns something that will harm the United States, in less than five minutes, the enemise of the United States are in possession of the same information. On November 6, 2012, a majority of voters approved of this. From what I read, Snowden was one of the aprovees. So whateve happens to him, I don’t care. My beef is, why isn’t obama being gone after with the same vigor that they are going after him?


29 posted on 06/23/2013 6:13:22 AM PDT by sport
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To: blueyon

ha ha US, Hong Kong is more free and has lawyers that respect the law


30 posted on 06/23/2013 6:14:59 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: yldstrk
Drudge picture

31 posted on 06/23/2013 6:16:50 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

yeah even Putin has large reservations about obama


32 posted on 06/23/2013 6:17:42 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: RummyChick

Russia’s Interfax news service, citing a “person familiar with the situation,” reported that Mr. Snowden would remain in transit at an airport in Moscow for “several hours” pending an onward flight to Cuba, and would therefore not formally cross the Russian border or be subject to detention. Someone close to Mr. Snowden later told Interfax that he planned to continue on to Caracas, Venezuela.
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/24/world/asia/nsa-leaker-leaves-hong-kong-local-officials-say.html?partner=MYWAY&ei=5065&_r=2&;


33 posted on 06/23/2013 6:17:57 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: blueyon
And the Administration screws up again.......LOL

In this case, I suspect it is a bit of Chinese inscrutability. Their press release is a masterpiece.

34 posted on 06/23/2013 6:18:56 AM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: Jim Noble

How come Assange wasn’t able to mastermind his own situation and is still hanging out in an Embassy?

I don’t know what to make of Snowden. He is clearly getting significant help.


35 posted on 06/23/2013 6:22:04 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: astratt7

36 posted on 06/23/2013 6:24:22 AM PDT by JoeProBono (Mille vocibus imago valet;-{)
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To: sport

I think the point is that WE are the nations enemies. I had a UK friend, who is an Obama lover, tell me that I am not a patriot and I am an enemy of the US because I cling to the US Constutition.

I believe that we need to accect that to the Obama administration, it is WE who are their sworn enemy.

All of Obama’s moves, this term, tell me this is so.


37 posted on 06/23/2013 6:26:38 AM PDT by Truth2012
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To: yldstrk
Espionage against the USA followed by a trip to Red China, now Russia, probably Venezuela or Cuba next ~ and he what?

Now, let me ask you something ~ what do the names Greenglass, Julius and Ethel mean to you?

38 posted on 06/23/2013 6:26:59 AM PDT by muawiyah (Get your RED (state) Arm Bands ~)
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To: A.A. Cunningham

ok that’s creepy in an NSA kind of way


39 posted on 06/23/2013 6:35:42 AM PDT by Principled
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To: astratt7

This whole thing is casting doubt on the idea that Obama is part of a One World Government movement...

The world’s leaders don’t seem to respect him, or his authority, much.


40 posted on 06/23/2013 6:35:55 AM PDT by Truth2012
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks astratt7.
The Aeroflot agent said that Mr. Snowden is traveling with one other person, with the surname Harrison... The closest adviser to Julian Assange, who orchestrated the release of the Wikileaks... is named Sarah Harrison, prompting speculation that she was the Harrison on the flight with Mr. Snowden.

41 posted on 06/23/2013 6:36:51 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain or Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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Simon Rosenberg ‏@SimonWDC 2m Disappointed #Snowden not making stop in #Iran on his tour of the worst government in the world today.
42 posted on 06/23/2013 6:37:47 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Truth2012

I agree. This stuff with Snowden is a family fight, nothing more. Never lose sight of the fact that he is an obama worshiper and desciple.


43 posted on 06/23/2013 6:39:10 AM PDT by sport
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To: knarf

/bingo


44 posted on 06/23/2013 6:41:32 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain or Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: astratt7

I’m thinking a modern-day Benedict Arnold here. First he did very good but then he betrayed his country and gave aid and comfort to our enemies.


45 posted on 06/23/2013 6:41:53 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Unindicted Co-conspirators: The Mainstream Media)
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To: Truth2012

The world’s leaders don’t seem to respect him, or his authority, much.

Never trust a fool or his friends.


46 posted on 06/23/2013 6:44:13 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: Ax
"Yes, God Speed, Edward, let’s exposé our successes against Russia and Cuba."

Yeah, 'cause that's so much more important than our Constitutional rights under the 4th Amendment, isn't it? By all means, let's trash one of our cherished rights for the sake of gathering intel that could be gathered in some way other than trashing one of our cherished rights. Makes sense to me....then again, I just smoked a big, fat, bag of crack. /sarc

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

47 posted on 06/23/2013 6:47:58 AM PDT by wku man (Amnesty? No Way, Jose (No Se Puede!) by 10 Pound Test http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsTUQ8yOI2c)
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To: RummyChick

The difference between Snowdon and Assange is that Snowdon is in the Big Game, and Assange is a pest.

The fascinating thing about the current iteration of the Big Game is that the teams are invisible (to us) and what’s at stake is unknown (although I suspect it’s the good old USA herself).

I kinda hope there’s a patriot team in here somewhere, but I’ve always been a hopeless romantic.


48 posted on 06/23/2013 6:50:55 AM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: RummyChick

Snowdon is an OWS punk even further left than Obama.

He’s a hero of the commie countries. he’ll do as much damage to the US as he possibly can.


49 posted on 06/23/2013 6:52:52 AM PDT by what's up
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To: astratt7
Who is this Harrison on the flight with Snowden?

My money's on it being Khan ...
50 posted on 06/23/2013 6:53:50 AM PDT by tanknetter
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