Analysis: Snowden's Options Appear to Narrow in Bid to Evade U.S. Arrest

By Matt Spetalnick and Lidia Kelly

Posted on 06/30/13 | News Source Reuters |

Nearly a month after Edward Snowden exposed top secret U.S. surveillance programs, the former spy agency contractor looks no closer to winning asylum to evade prosecution at home - and his options appear to be narrowing.

Stuck in legal limbo in a Moscow airport transit area and facing uncertainty over whether any of the destinations he is said to be contemplating - Ecuador, Venezuela and Cuba - will let him in, Snowden seems to be at the mercy of geopolitical forces beyond his control.


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Photo Caption: A television screen shows former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden during a news bulletin at a cafe at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport June 26, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Sergei Karpukhin

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