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  •  Yes, he can move to other asylum-granting nations (2+ / 0-)
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    agent, enemy of the people

    But having asylum from one of thee nations does him no good if he ever leaves those national borders.

    What am I supposed to "get over"? An accurate understanding of international convention?

    •  there will be more (1+ / 0-)
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      chuckvw

      If, big if, the US doesn't kill or kidnap the guy, he will probably have permission to move around to a bunch of countries.

      Because they are really sick of this authoritarian crap, like a big part of the US citizens.

      I'll put myself out there. Bug me, USA, fuck you. Come and get me. Send a fucking drone. Fuck You.

      This Rover crossed over.. Willie Nelson, written by Dorothy Fields

      by Karl Rover on Mon Jul 08, 2013 at 07:03:04 PM PDT

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    •  Well, technically (2+ / 0-)
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      agent, lazybum

      I believe that if he is granted asylum by, say, Bolivia, he will become a Bolivian citizen with a Bolivian passport. He could then, theoretically, travel to another country, but he would still have to avoid traveling someplace that has an extradition treaty with the U.S., because he would still be a wanted man.

      •  Ask Henry Kissinger how that works (0+ / 0-)

        Or Dick Cheney, or GW Bush.

        They ALL have warrants out on them from various countries, and dare not go anywhere near those countries.

        But otherwise they're living high and raking in the dough.

        If it's
        Not your body,
        Then it's
        Not your choice
        And it's
        None of your damn business!

        by TheOtherMaven on Tue Jul 09, 2013 at 07:53:04 AM PDT

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