Edward Snowden speaks to Mehdi Hasan – Al Jazeera English

He describes his life in exile and comments on what it would take for him to return to the US. Mehdi Hasan also asks whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg if the ends justifies the means.

 

A heartbreaking image of a lifeless child on a beach in Turkey has gripped the world’s attention, igniting calls for European countries to aid the thousands of refugees fleeing conflict.

 

ISIL remains in control of a third of Iraq’s territory and massive protests have rocked Baghdad, prompting some to ask if it is time for the country to consider a formal partition?

 

In the premiere episode of Al Jazeera’s new current affairs programme, Mehdi Hasan speaks with Edward Snowden and Daniel Ellsberg. He also debunks Europe’s response to the so-called ‘migrant’ crisis, and debates the likelihood of partition in Iraq with the country’s ambassador to the US.

 

 

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