A Full-Court Press to Block Snowden

The New York Times, Friday, July 12, 2013


A Test Over Snowden

Diplomatic Efforts in Ecuador, Nicaragua and Venezuela

 By William Neuman and Randal C. Archibold

Caracas, Venezuela–“The United States is conducting a diplomatic full-court press to try to block Edward J. Snowden, the fugitive American intelligence contractor, from finding refuge in Latin America, where three left-leaning governments that make defying Washington a hallmark of their foreign policies have publicly vowed to take him in.”

full-court press is a basketball term to convey an aggressive move towards the opponent’s basket using most of the basketball court, challenging all the way.



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