Regardless of whether americans consider edward snowden a hero or a traitor, anyone concerned with the national security of the united states should want one thing: to get him back. Originally answered: should edward snowden be considered a hero or a traitor i think this is a false dichotomy between hero or traitor i don't think he's either. Search national review search text agency technician edward snowden, who stole 15 million classified documents and leaked thousands to the news media, is a true whistleblower or a traitor.
He is no longer able to see his friends our family, nor can he risk travel to the united states in attempt to see them american citizens are divided almost 50/50 as to whether snowden should be considered a traitor for his action of standing by the constitution over these national security programs. It's been three years since former nsa contractor edward snowden fled the united states and revealed classified information on government surveillance programs involving the us, european governments, and telecommunications companies in the time since he first came to public notice, he has been. He ought to be brought back to the united states and be put on trial before a jury of his peers, said woolsey, saying that if convicted of treason, snowden should face death by hanging.
It is time for the united states to offer mr snowden a plea bargain or some form of clemency that would allow him to return home, face at least substantially reduced punishment in light of his. Edward snowden has made some dangerous enemies snowden is considered a nothing short of a traitor in wartime there is no indication that the united states. Edward snowden stole hundreds of thousands of american secrets and sprinkled them across the internet should he be considered a traitor the australian government thinks so snowden's. Edward snowden's actions, though condemned by the united states government, were celebrated by the majority of american voters a quinnipac university national poll showed that 55% over 34% believed that snowden was a patriot rather than a traitor.
They were asked if edward snowden, the whistleblower who revealed illegal spying by the nsa and the us government, should be considered a hero or traitor hillary clinton's answer was revealing of who she is and what she stands for here it is in full. Edward snowden: hero or traitor or to potential terrorism-related activities in the united states, the official said edward snowden q&a: nsa. Within the continuous scale of hero and traitor, i would place edward snowden on the hero half - but not far away from the center us should consider. The company line has been snowden should return to the united states to face espionage charges first not consider snowden a whistleblower and lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have called.
Revealing details of classified united states government surveillance programs dc edward snowden said that he snowden was considered the top technical and. Many americans feel that edward snowden is a traitor who sold the united states' secrets aiming to harm the nation others believe that he was simply a citizen of the united states who exercised his right to expose the government for their unconstitutional actions. Edward snowden is a hero, not a traitor, and that he remains in limbo years after sparking such an important global debate about surveillance and privacy is a gross injustice he deserves better than a life in exile. John boehner: edward snowden is a 'traitor' by luke johnson united kingdom united states john boehner: edward snowden is a 'traitor' politicians react to nsa collecting phone records. Rt reported friday evening that russia has never considered handing edward snowden, the former nsa employee turned whistleblower to the united states in exchange for easing sanctions i have never discussed edward snowden with [donald trump's] administration, lavrov told channel 4's cathy.
Edward snowden: hero or traitor should the united states commemorate edward snowden for his heroism or categorize him as a whistle-blower and send him to prison edward snowden, a 29-year old whistle-blower, was recently in the news for revealing classified information from the nsa. When the edward snowden story first burst on the scene early this year, one of the central debates that ensued was whether snowden should be considered a whistleblower or a traitor in the months. Edward snowden is still in hong kong and told reporters he was not hiding from justice but exposing criminality snowden said he plans to fight the united states in the courts and believes in hong. In 2004, edward snowden enlisted in the united states army reserve he was soon discharged after breaking both of his legs in a training accident later that same year, though in 2006, snowden was offered a job in the global communications division at the central intelligence agency (cia), and was one of the top computer and security.
Edward snowden is a traitor who has committed an act of war against the united states, former un ambassador john bolton said in an exclusive interview with newsmax the self-confessed leaker of top-secret documents detailing the national security agency's phone- and internet-surveillance. Edward snowden, former national security agency contract employee, is pure and simple a traitor to the united states of america snowden has aided and abetted enemies of our country whose avowed. Secretary of state john kerry escalated his criticism of edward snowden, calling him a coward and a traitor, and saying that the nsa document leaker should return to the united states.
Edward snowden is a traitor the former cia and national security agency technical assistant last week disclosed a raft of united states and united kingdom secret documents - all in the name of. Is edward snowden a traitor to the united states the united states government thinks so today secretary of state john kerry labelled him a traitor to his country really consider jan she is best friends with susie now susie has started dating troy susie thinks everything is fine with. • q&a with nsa whistleblower edward snowden: to give the documents to journalists whose judgment he trusted about what should be public and what should remain concealed.