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OK, Snowden is looking less like a Daniel Ellsberg and more like a Guy Burgess

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 ...

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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 from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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