Skip to comments.The Terminal: Snowden stuck in Moscow airport, 'can't buy ticket with invalid passport'
Posted on 06/26/2013 10:05:05 PM PDT by TexGrill
Edward Snowden is not booked to fly out of Moscow over the next three days, and with no valid passport, the NSA whistleblower might be stuck in airport limbo indefinitely.
The hot pursuit of Snowden has ground to a halt four days after the former CIA technician, wanted in the US on espionage charges, flew into Moscows Sheremetyevo Airport from Hong Kong.
Washington, which wants Snowden for leaking details of the National Security Agencys (NSA) dragnet telephone and Internet surveillance programs, charges that there is a clear legal basis for Moscow to hand him over.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, who confirmed that Snowden had arrived in Moscow as a transit passenger despite speculation to the contrary, rebuffed US demands on Tuesday.
We can only extradite any foreign citizens to such countries with which we have signed the appropriate international agreements on criminal extradition, Putin said, adding that as Snowden had committed no crime on Russian soil, he is free to travel at will.
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One can get a Panamanian passport quite easily:
Passports for other countries may be even easier to obtain.
I would say that if soros even thought for a nanosecond this was even a remote possibility, he would buy his own country.
Snowden had to be shockingly naive to think he could waltz into Russia with a computer full of US secrets and think they wouldn't make sure they got them. I was sympathetic to Snowden, but he really is turning into something between a useful idiot and a traitor.
There is now nothing Obama has, that the Russians wont eventually take, if they want it. He has given them the keys to DC. Much better then a reset button.
Talk about unintended consequences! Now Snowden is truly a man without a country! HAHAHAHAHA
What’s even funnier is that the Chinese are now saying that Snowden’s passport was invalid so when they saw the extradition papers they complained to the US that his passport number was missing in the paperwork.
So Snowden is kind of like Tom Hanks in "The Terminal?" I wonder how much longer he'll hang out in no-mans' land.
And why can't the media find him? They have to be stalking the place. ... OR Snowden is in some back room, getting the Putin treatment from the KGB.
I don’t think they want him. They’ll take whatever info he has, then kick him out. I doubt they really care if he ends up in Ecuador or Guantanamo..
He bought his own president...
Keeping Snowden on display in limbo is very effective for further emasculating Comrade Obama — and the McSheeple along with him.
So, is Snowden now officially a “citizen of the world”?
Betray a hero to deliver a villain?
Yes. I am glad he brought more info about spying of Americans out into the open, but he has shown by his words and deeds to be more a citizen of the world, than an American, to put it mildly.
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