Edward Snowden is a former National Security Agency contractor who turned over classified documents revealing a board global surveillance program previously unknown to anyone outside the intelligence community. After the documents were published in the Guardian Newspaper in June 2013 Snowden fled to Russia where he is currently living under asylum.
No, he should be tried, but should he be convicted, he should be granted a pardon. We have a duty to uphold the law, and see justice prevail, but also a duty to see heroes are rewarded. This solution would address both issues at the same time.
No, but he should return to stand a fair trial, with the aim of the trial being to clarify the boundaries between whistleblowing and espionage, which would include investigation of the US government, CIA, and NSA.
Yes, he should. He should also be given the Medal of Freedom. The NSA and CIA should be investigated, possibly remanded. The NSA should more likely be abolished. All files for both agencies should be released publically.
yes and no, no because he did break a law himself, but yes because he had to do it to right a wrong, if you put yourself in his position why would he risk it all if he didn't believe it was worth staying honest to the constitution and your country.
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