Asylum Debate Germany Wants to Question Snowden

The German government refuses to grant Edward Snowden political asylum, with authorities instead seeking to establish contact with him in Moscow. The strategy is unlikely to benefit either side.
German Green Party politician Hans-Christian Ströbele (right) met with former NSA contractor Edward Snowden in Moscow last Thursday.

German Green Party politician Hans-Christian Ströbele (right) met with former NSA contractor Edward Snowden in Moscow last Thursday.

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