Thomas L. Friedman: How West can best stop Putin
Thomas L. Friedman, New York Times
Posted: Thursday, August 15, 2013 12:00 am
You only get one chance to make a second impression. It seems to me that Edward Snowden should use his and that Russian President Vladimir Putin has blown his.
Considering the breadth of reforms that President Barack Obama is now proposing to prevent privacy abuses in intelligence-gathering, in the wake of Snowden’s disclosures, Snowden deserves a chance to make a second impression — that he truly is a whistle-blower, not a traitor.
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