In his first interview with a US television network, National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden says he would like to go home.
“I don’t think there’s ever been any question that I’d like to go home,” Snowden told Brian Williams of NBC News. “Now, whether amnesty or clemency ever becomes a possibility is not for me to say. That’s a debate for the public and the government to decide. But, if I could go anywhere in the world, that place would be home.”
It’s not uncommon for the Nobel Peace Prize to come with some controversy. Just think back to when President Obama won in what was almost framed as a pre-emptive award.
Are we worried about future terrorist attacks on us, and eager for the government to do everything it can to prevent them? Absolutely, we Bostonians of all people should be.