Snowden Affair http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/57650/all en Snowden strains US-Russia relations http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/russia/130625/snowden-putin-us-russia-relations <p>Russian experts are uncertain about whether the affair will significantly affect already poor relations between the two countries, suggesting either that Snowden may have turned into a bargaining chip or that Moscow is uninterested in direct confrontation with Washington.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/russia/130625/snowden-putin-us-russia-relations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Need to Know Snowden Affair World Leaders Diplomacy Russia United States Tue, 25 Jun 2013 17:45:00 +0000 News Desk 5867154 at http://www.globalpost.com Snowden escape: America the not-so-indispensable nation http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130625/edward-snowden-obama-putin-russia <p>President Barack Obama just can&rsquo;t get no respect these days. But if national security leaker Edward Snowden is in no man&rsquo;s land, he just may have brought Obama there with him.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130625/edward-snowden-obama-putin-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Snowden Affair Americas Want to Know Politics China Russia United States Wed, 26 Jun 2013 10:02:00 +0000 Jean MacKenzie 5867381 at http://www.globalpost.com Snowden left in limbo http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/russia/130626/snowden-limbo-russia-moscow <p>Hiding inside Moscow&rsquo;s Sheremetyevo airport since having arrived from Hong Kong on Sunday, Snowden appears to be fast approaching the limit of his Russian transit visa.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/russia/130626/snowden-limbo-russia-moscow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Need to Know Snowden Affair World Leaders Diplomacy Russia United States Wed, 26 Jun 2013 20:36:47 +0000 News Desk 5868417 at http://www.globalpost.com Snowden: Latin Americans roll out the red carpet http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/130626/edward-snowden-escape-nsa-leak-latin-america-ecuador-venezuela-cuba <p>LIMA &mdash; Thought to be holed up in the transit area of Moscow&#39;s airport, US National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden could really use tropical getaway. Leaders of several Latin American destinations seem to be tripping over each other to receive him. GlobalPost runs down the options.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/130626/edward-snowden-escape-nsa-leak-latin-america-ecuador-venezuela-cuba" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Snowden Affair Americas Want to Know Russia United States Venezuela Fri, 28 Jun 2013 13:32:00 +0000 Simeon Tegel 5868555 at http://www.globalpost.com Nations reject Snowden's asylum request http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/130702/nations-reject-snowdens-asylum-requests Ten countries have rejected fugitive NSA leaker Edward Snowden's request for asylum so far, with many states, including Spain and Germany, saying applicants must apply from inside their borders.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/130702/nations-reject-snowdens-asylum-requests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Snowden Affair Americas Want to Know United States Tue, 02 Jul 2013 13:24:00 +0000 Daniel DeFraia 5873478 at http://www.globalpost.com What the world thinks of Edward Snowden http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/diplomacy/130702/world-reactions-edward-snowden-nsa-whistleblower <p>Americans have debated for weeks now where international fugitive Edward Snowden falls on the continuum between <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130611/Snowden-Manning-american-anti-hero" target="_blank">traitor and hero</a>. But his actions have had political resonance not only at home.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/diplomacy/130702/world-reactions-edward-snowden-nsa-whistleblower" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Snowden Affair Americas Want to Know Diplomacy Europe India Tue, 02 Jul 2013 21:39:46 +0000 News Desk 5873721 at http://www.globalpost.com Europe shaken and stirred by spying scandal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/130702/europe-eu-us-trade-deal-snowden-nsa-spying-scandal <p>BRUSSELS &mdash; Next week was supposed to mark a turning point in trans-Atlantic relations as Europe and the United States open negotiations to seal history&#39;s biggest trade deal. Instead, ongoing revelations of US spying on its allies have put the talks in doubt.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/130702/europe-eu-us-trade-deal-snowden-nsa-spying-scandal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Need to Know Snowden Affair France Europe Germany Russia United States Tue, 02 Jul 2013 18:16:36 +0000 Paul Ames 5873768 at http://www.globalpost.com The politics of leaks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130702/politics-leaks-snowden-manning-ap <p><span style="font-size: 12.727272033691406px; line-height: 20px;">All leaks are not created equal</span> &mdash; <span style="font-size: 12.727272033691406px; line-height: 20px;">that much is clear from the wide variety of classified information that&rsquo;s been made available to the public lately.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130702/politics-leaks-snowden-manning-ap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Snowden Affair Americas Want to Know United States Wed, 03 Jul 2013 13:21:00 +0000 Jean MacKenzie 5873838 at http://www.globalpost.com International drama over Snowden hunt http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/russia/130703/us-snowden-bolivia-morales-putin-nsa <p><span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px; ">The hunt for NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden took another intriguing turn on Tuesday evening after the Austrian authorities searched Bolivian President Evo Morales&rsquo;s plane for signs of the former CIA contractor after the leader&rsquo;s flight was grounded in Vienna during a trip home from Moscow.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/russia/130703/us-snowden-bolivia-morales-putin-nsa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Need to Know Snowden Affair Bolivia Diplomacy Russia United States Wed, 03 Jul 2013 16:06:30 +0000 News Desk 5874586 at http://www.globalpost.com Bolivia's plane drama fires up South America http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/bolivia/130705/bolivian-evo-morales-snowden-plane-south-america <p>LIMA &mdash; After hitting China, then Russia, and enraging US allies in Europe, the Snowden saga is sweeping yet another region where many distrust Washington and cheer on whistleblowers who tarnish its image.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/bolivia/130705/bolivian-evo-morales-snowden-plane-south-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Argentina Snowden Affair World Leaders Peru Want to Know Bolivia Diplomacy France Brazil Colombia Poland Russia Venezuela Fri, 05 Jul 2013 20:15:00 +0000 Simeon Tegel 5876754 at http://www.globalpost.com Venezuela, Nicaragua offer Snowden asylum http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/venezuela/130705/venezuela-nicaragua-offer-snowden-asylum <p>Leaders of Venezuela and Nicaragua said Friday they would grant asylum to US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden, the first countries to offer shelter to the whistleblower wanted for leaking details about widespread US surveillance programs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/venezuela/130705/venezuela-nicaragua-offer-snowden-asylum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Need to Know Snowden Affair Americas Europe Politics Venezuela Sat, 06 Jul 2013 02:00:00 +0000 News Desk 5876921 at http://www.globalpost.com The Axis of Evo http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/130708/axis-of-evo-edward-snowden-asylum-obama <p>NEW YORK &mdash; Bolivia, Nicaragua and Venezuela have offered asylum to Edward Snowden. That&rsquo;s a surprise to almost no one &mdash; except, perhaps, the US State Department officials who failed to immediately revoke the US intelligence leaker&rsquo;s passport.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/130708/axis-of-evo-edward-snowden-asylum-obama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Snowden Affair The Unraveler Want to Know Bolivia Politics Russia Cuba United States Venezuela Mon, 08 Jul 2013 19:34:00 +0000 Michael Moran 5878570 at http://www.globalpost.com America spies on Brazil too, Snowden leaks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/brazil/130709/us-spying-brazil-snowden-leaks <p>RIO DE JANEIRO &mdash; President Dilma Rousseff called the latest batch of revelations about US spying a &quot;violation of sovereignty&quot; and ordered an investigation into whether local operators were complicit in American spying. Snowden has now broadened the fallout area of his leaks that began last month, vexing Washington&rsquo;s allies and foes alike from Asia to Europe to the Americas.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/brazil/130709/us-spying-brazil-snowden-leaks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Snowden Affair Want to Know Bolivia Brazil Europe Politics United States Venezuela Tue, 09 Jul 2013 04:29:00 +0000 Taylor Barnes 5878936 at http://www.globalpost.com How Snowden might just spark a new Cold War in America's backyard http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/russia/130709/russia-latin-america-snowden-asylum <p>Edward Snowden remains in the transit lounge of Moscow&rsquo;s Sheremetyevo airport, apparently still choosing between offers from Venezuela, Nicaragua and Bolivia &mdash; drawing attention to the burgeoning relationship between Moscow and those Latin American critics of the United States.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/russia/130709/russia-latin-america-snowden-asylum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Snowden Affair World Leaders Want to Know Russia Tue, 09 Jul 2013 18:56:00 +0000 News Desk 5879627 at http://www.globalpost.com HRW: Venezuela's no country for whistleblowers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/venezuela/130710/venezuela-snowden-asylum-human-rights-watch-vivanco <p>MEXICO CITY &mdash; If US whistleblower Edward Snowden takes refuge in Venezuela he might quickly wish he hadn&#39;t.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/venezuela/130710/venezuela-snowden-asylum-human-rights-watch-vivanco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Snowden Affair Want to Know Russia United States Venezuela Wed, 10 Jul 2013 22:35:00 +0000 Dudley Althaus 5880862 at http://www.globalpost.com