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Snowden's dilemma: What are the possibilities for asylum?
Snowden's dilemma: What are the possibilities for asylum?

If Edward J. Snowden, who says he leaked National Security Agency secrets, wants to stay out of the clutches of U.S. judicial authorities, his choices for seeking asylum are few and, literally, far between. Only Iceland would seem to meet the conditions of the former CIA employee’s plan to seek haven in  “countries that believe in free speech and oppose the victimization of global privacy.” The 29-year-old Snowden has reportedly called America's spying capabilities "horrifying," but the post-bipolar world is a much less friendly place for those whose offenses might be considered treason, even in the cause of revolution. The old Cold War refuge...

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