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Well -- -- baker Edwards -- exact whereabouts are still unknown but word is he's still in Russia.
After flying to Moscow from Hong Kong yesterday the White House says it expects the Russians to work with us.
And extradite Snowden near right so far the Russian government is ignoring the IPO that is shocking.
Eric Morris former federal federal prosecutor Fred.
Fred thanks for coming back on the show it's always great to have an -- and Jay Carney said today that the White House expects Russia.
To look at all options wants to let him in a nice little basket and send him right back to us I'm not buying into a and.
And I know what I got a better chance of being named Taylor swift's next single bank -- access.
I write that Russians are thumbing their nose and listen I don't speak Russian so I can't tell you which finger would be but you get my point they're not gonna send them back for a bunch of different reasons.
So if there to protect him and they're not gonna send it back why do you think it was just a total deep -- that is -- about going to Cuba and then Ecuador.
Now when I think's going on -- is that these things is that as is so typical.
Are kind of dynamic in the way in which they unfold until I they may very well been.
On it to -- then pick the slated to go to Russia and then to go to -- and Ecuador.
They may have gotten a Russian changed their mind and beyond involved in extraditions when I was with the US attorney's office and what you don't realize and with the general public doesn't realize.
Is that there's.
So many moving parts for these things the Russians may make a decision not to send them back because they're angry at the US.
For positions that we may have taken in connection with some still some human rights violations or.
We're putting justice decided he wants to show Barack Obama that he's really not very -- -- -- had a get a lot brouhaha over the Super Bowl ring I mean you never know you know what Canadians exact time you never know look at -- -- so.
-- this report came from it you know he was supposedly brush and this has to go to Q that there's you know pictures out there of his empty -- on this flight I think we've been habit he was supposed to get -- -- -- head out.
In your mind.
Do you think I'm an act passed -- indeed it was this a Decourt 'cause I feel like it if reporters knew and -- half ago -- shoot this seat on this flight.
It's not very convincing that he was gonna actually do it.
Right right C seventeen -- right can't have a seat number that we had you know at daylight you know you had a guy on earlier.
He was like that guy was a spy first thing they teach those guys.
It's the art of this information -- -- break out of what they do -- Send out information knowing that it's not accurate or for that so that people.
We'll kind of run down these rabbit holes look and you know trying to find a guy and in the meantime -- moved him to where they want -- the big.
Where do you think is best chance is to avoid being prosecuted by the US and -- it if you were hammered you were advising him where -- Probably bet other Venezuela Ecuador Cuba for a couple different reasons not the -- not the least of which is the climate -- a little bit better there than in Russia.
And those countries they're -- member of this this AL BA block they got no love for the US and that's why Ecuador's kept that guy from WikiLeaks.
In their embassy in London I don't think they have any interest whatsoever.
To return a guy.
It in less.
That changes you know the you know next week something could happen in these countries could be the US this assistance.
We need their help in some way and the next you know who gets shipped on the next boat back to US that we -- had.
Is he hurting his chances to be called the whistle blower at this chick at this point with everything he's doing and everything he's saying and all the running that he's doing -- and the more he reveals is he digging himself in deeper and and closer to espionage and.
Further from whistle -- Yeah -- -- -- so far from whistle blower as far as I'm concerned at this point it forget it.
If you know all this stuff is coming out now his statements that he joined.
Just so they keep getting inside NSA I mean part of what I think you're seeing.
-- is -- fidelity -- these countries are very -- to send people back in the US that they think they're going to be subjected to the death penalty.
Don't even know this guy may be -- may may be walking himself -- to treason or serious private cars -- that the penalty of death our country being very slow to do that.
Recognizing that once they do that.
None of these countries you're ever gonna send a guy back -- Fred thanks so much coming on.
Thank you so much threat we take care now.
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