Nightly News   |  July 02, 2013

Snowden requests asylum across the globe

NSA leaker Edward Snowden, who remains in the Moscow airport, has applied for asylum in multiple countries after withdrawing his request for asylum in Russia. Most of the nations contacted by Snowden have said he would need to apply for asylum in person. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> edward snowden, the man who's been leaking u.s. intelligence secrets, appears to be a man without a country tonight. he remains by all accounts inside the airport terminal in moscow. he's faxed other asiylum requests to almost two dozen nations, china, nine countries in europe, four in latin america , most of them said he has to apply in person. some have expressed serious doubts about his request. other nations have simply answered no. president obama