posted on Jun, 11 2013 @ 11:37 AM
reply to post by pstrron
I think we need to look at the world as we see it today and be realistic. He sure is. China and Russia aren't safe unless he fully flips in a full
blown defection. If he goes to hide and shelter and doesn't share what he has in return, he's as safe as the next time the United States has
something China or Russia really needs or wants.
Perhaps it's a diplomatic situation they need us to back off on. Give us Snowden and it'll happen. Perhaps it'll be a trade deal or international
trading status they really want like Most Favored which China values for economic reasons. Give us Snowden and you'll get it. Then again, maybe
it'll just be plain old horse trading. We'll capture one of their people with their paw in the cookie jar and they'll REALLY want that person back
for some reason. Well.... They're in luck! We'll be in the trading mood. Give us Snowden and they'll get their man back.
Russia and China have no more honor in this area than the U.S. does and all three world powers operate in their own self interests, as it should
be..to be honest about things on the world stage.
It means, this poor guy is without a nation right now. It means he's got almost nowhere on the planet he can hide for very long or every rest
comfortably again until either a pardon or amnesty come from a U.S. Government Source. Even Ecuador needs us more than we need them. Assange isn't
worth destroying that relationship. Snowden? I wouldn't bet my life on that if I were him. Not even as a consideration ....and I'm sure he has no