Snowden Won’t Talk About His Time In Hong Kong; Now We Know Why

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Snowden Won’t Talk About His Time In Hong Kong – And Now We Know Why

MICHAEL B KELLEY

JUN. 30, 2014, 3:21 PM

http://www.businessinsider. com/snowden-in-hong-kong-2014- 6

REUTERS/Bobby Yip

A monitor broadcasts news of U.S. charges against Edward Snowden, a former contractor at the National Security Agency, at a shopping mall in Hong Kong on June 22, 2013.

Edward Snowden has provided few details about his flight from the U.S. and subsequent month-long stay in Hong Kong in May 2013.

We now have a better idea why that’s the case after some on-the-ground reporting by Edward Jay Epstein of The Wall Street Journal.

Significantly, WSJ confirmed that Snowden did not arrive at the five-star Mira Hotel – where he gave an estimated 200,000 NSA documents to journalists Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras – until June 1.

And a source familiar with the Defense Intelligence Agency’s report on the Snowden affair told…

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