Copies of the book “Permanent Record” by Edward Snowden are displayed on the shelves at the Harvard Book Store in Massachusetts in September 2019. Snowden has been living in exile in Russia after leaking American intelligence secrets in 2013, and is wanted in the US on espionage charges. Photo: EPA-EFE Copies of the book “Permanent Record” by Edward Snowden are displayed on the shelves at the Harvard Book Store in Massachusetts in September 2019. Snowden has been living in exile in Russia after leaking American intelligence secrets in 2013, and is wanted in the US on espionage charges. Photo: EPA-EFE
Copies of the book “Permanent Record” by Edward Snowden are displayed on the shelves at the Harvard Book Store in Massachusetts in September 2019. Snowden has been living in exile in Russia after leaking American intelligence secrets in 2013, and is wanted in the US on espionage charges. Photo: EPA-EFE

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Copies of the book “Permanent Record” by Edward Snowden are displayed on the shelves at the Harvard Book Store in Massachusetts in September 2019. Snowden has been living in exile in Russia after leaking American intelligence secrets in 2013, and is wanted in the US on espionage charges. Photo: EPA-EFE Copies of the book “Permanent Record” by Edward Snowden are displayed on the shelves at the Harvard Book Store in Massachusetts in September 2019. Snowden has been living in exile in Russia after leaking American intelligence secrets in 2013, and is wanted in the US on espionage charges. Photo: EPA-EFE
Copies of the book “Permanent Record” by Edward Snowden are displayed on the shelves at the Harvard Book Store in Massachusetts in September 2019. Snowden has been living in exile in Russia after leaking American intelligence secrets in 2013, and is wanted in the US on espionage charges. Photo: EPA-EFE
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