Or a Philip Agee.
The LA Times was reporting Sunday that, after fleeing from Hong Kong to Moscow, he was likely to go to Cuba, while the Financial Times was placing its bet that he would fly from there to Venezuela. The late line was Ecuador.
By the way, anyone who believes Putin favors free speech should take a look at the documentary about Pussy Riot.
Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military for the Washington Post from 2000 through 2008. He can be reached at email@example.com.