Posted 03/14/2014 at 4:16 PM
Posted 3 years ago
Asked if he believes Snowden is a “hero or a traitor?” Gates response was as follows:
“I think he broke the law, so I certainly wouldn’t characterize him as a hero. If he wanted to raise the issues and stay in the country and engage in civil disobedience or something of that kind, or if he had been careful in terms of what he had released, then it would fit more of the model of ‘OK, I’m really trying to improve things.’ You won’t find much admiration from me.
Read the rest of the interview here.