Worldview: A new leader in Qatar and what Snowden and Ecuador have to offer each other

June 25, 2013

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A supporter holds a picture of Edward Snowden, a former CIA employee who leaked top-secret information about U.S. surveillance programs, outside the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong Thursday, June 13, 2013. The news of Snowden's whereabouts, revealed by an editor of a local newspaper that interviewed him Wednesday, is the first since he went to ground Monday after checking out of his hotel in this autonomous Chinese territory.

We discuss the emir of Qatar's decision to hand over power to his son. Then, we take a look at what Edward Snowden and Ecuador have to offer each other. Plus, Josh Wise from the Illinois Trade Coalition weighs in on Obama's efforts to negotiate a trade deal known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership.