The Snowden Affair: Denying President Morales’ Plane Fuel Seen As Attempted Assassination

The Snowden Affair: Denying President Morales’ Plane Fuel Seen As Attempted Assassination

On July 2, the United States put pressure on several European countries to prevent a plane carrying Bolivian President Evo Morales from landing to refuel at any of their airports. The excuse for this unprecedented denial of landing rights was the unfounded claim that Morales was hiding American whistleblower Edward Snowden on board his presidential jet.

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