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Putin Welcomes Snowden to Sochi

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

The NSA whistleblower and former agent of CIA & NSA, Edward Snowden. (Laura Poitras/Praxis Films/Shutterstock)

Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group, discusses Edward Snowden's effect on the Sochi games, and whether his presence could negate any potential deals.

Guests:

Ian Bremmer

Comments [12]

oscar from ny

The devil has blinded the ppl..only in their heads can someone steal top secret information.. They can't see that when their drawers are filthy with stains they hide deep under their hamper..these ppl will believe anything they're told ..these also believe all the story's the devil has been telling for your ever..I don't feel sorry for any of these because most of these are demons..like mark and Joel..they should start doing drugs maybe than they can think more crearly...

Jan. 28 2014 01:43 PM
Edward from Washington Heights AKA pretenious Hudson Heights

This is the guy "mike from nyc" is referring to.

The Russian KGB poisoned and ultimately murdered with polonium.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Litvinenko

Jan. 28 2014 12:31 PM

He broke his employment contract.
He exposed 'sources and methods' that could endanger Americans
He exposed techniques that illustrate that the NSA was going beyond the Patriot Act and FISA court authorizations.

He should be punished but I think of him as more of a patriot than a traitor. If I were on the jury, I couldn't convict on any charge that carried a term longer than five years.

Jan. 28 2014 11:22 AM
mark from nyc

Oscar - Smoke more pot, less meth.. its ruining your life.

Jan. 28 2014 11:19 AM
Joel from Nyack

Oscar from NY, where do you get your information from. You are incoherent.

Jan. 28 2014 11:17 AM
oscar from ny

..snowden is a political prostitute for the zionist regime and gets pass around like a football..the Chinese and Russians Ind of know that he's a double agent spy and that he is just gathering information on everything that he hears and sees..that's why the Russians have him corners like a chess piece and try to gather as much information as they can ..the Russians and Chinese together are trying to firm a language of what they have gathered from Mr snowden ..now some inside america want him back to see what the rats tail has gathered..

Jan. 28 2014 11:12 AM
Amy from Manhattan

I'm no fan of Rep. King, but he said he understands people who object to the US's sharing intelligence technology that could be used against us, not that he feels that way himself. (He didn't say he didn't, either, but it wan't quite the same as what he said about objections on the other side; I also don't know how much of a distinction there is btwn. sharing the tech & sharing the intel itself.

Jan. 28 2014 11:11 AM
Andrea from Rockland

Perhaps it's time to change the purpose of the Olympics. As long as we pit one nation against each other even in the name of "friendship", we'll never get past nations fighting each other. It might be better for individuals to compete without regard to the nation they represent. Time for a paradigm change!

Jan. 28 2014 11:10 AM
Robert from NYC

Peter King? Really? That IRA supporter had the coglioni to talk about terrorism?T That terrorist supporter! The man's an idiot, why does anyone pay attention to anything he says?

Jan. 28 2014 11:08 AM
mike from nyc

Poison him with POLONIUM like the Russians do to their dissidents!

Jan. 28 2014 11:07 AM
FBastiat from NJ

Saudi's Intel Chief Bandar threatened Putin about Sochi terrorism if Russia didn't play ball in Syria because he said that Saudi Arabia controls the Chechen groups who engage in such acts.

Jan. 28 2014 11:01 AM
tom from Astoria

If a child wants to protest his parents' actions or policies, that child loses all rights and moral justification if he turns on his own parents and takes shelter with a neighbor's parents who have real criminal records. Snowden has found shelter with autocrats and authoritarian governments who lock up and torture their own citizens for peaceful protest.

Jan. 28 2014 10:47 AM

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