Why John McDonnell’s comparison of Julian Assange to Dreyfus is absurd and offensive
www.newstatesman.com
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Well put, by @KarenPollock100 of @HolocaustUK.

24/02/2020
Are Progressives Being Played By WikiLeaks And Julian Assange?
www.theestablishment.co
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Yes, and have been for years.

26/10/2016
Inside The Strange, Paranoid World Of Julian Assange
www.buzzfeed.com
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Fascinating and horrible.

24/10/2016
05/02/2016
Underground, by Suelette Dreyfus
suelette.home.xs4all.nl

See chapters 8 and 9 about Julian Assange.

09/09/2012
01/09/2012
Stratfor Is a Joke and So Is Wikileaks for Taking It Seriously - Max Fisher - International - The Atlantic
www.theatlantic.com
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"A friend who works in intelligence once joked that Stratfor is just The Economist a week later and several hundred times more expensive."

01/03/2012
Carne Ross: Uncomfortable Lessons From the Reaction to WikiLeaks
www.huffingtonpost.com
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"The reactions to WikiLeaks share one abiding characteristic, so obvious that it can easily be overlooked, namely an unwillingness to address with any sophistication or seriousness the complex and everchanging world that the US -- and all of us -- must now deal with. The prevailing and lazy assumption is implied but all too clear: that the fo…

08/01/2011
The Blast Shack
www.webstock.org.nz
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"For diplomats, a massive computer leak is not the kind of sunlight that chases away corrupt misbehavior; it’s more like some dreadful shift in the planetary atmosphere that causes ultraviolet light to peel their skin away."

23/12/2010
Robert Fisk: Stay out of trouble by not speaking to Western spies - Robert Fisk, Commentators - The Independent
www.independent.co.uk

That La Clinton should want her State Department slaves to play secret agents on the poor old UN donkey – the beast that forever clip-clops on stage to mop up America's failed policies in the Middle East, this decrepit skyscraper on the East River packed with enough asbestos to kill a nation of peacekeepers, this bureaucratic shambles with it…

19/12/2010
Why WikiLeaks Is Bad for Scholars - The Chronicle Review
chronicle.com

I'm not sure that I really agree with Drezner. Many academic international relations specialists are far behind the reality of what is happening anyway. I hope Wikileaks may shake up the better ones and humble the worse ones. Sure, primary materials written now and made available in thirty years' time may become more guarded, but I am no…

07/12/2010
democracyarsenal.org: The Wikileak That Didn't Bark
www.democracyarsenal.org
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This may only be a brief interlude, but it makes for a really interesting moment in which the spotlight is on real foreign policy instead of caricature.

30/11/2010
Wikileaks (#cablegate) - Crikey, what a story | Carne Ross
www.carneross.com

1) this will damage US diplomacy, for sure; 2) it will damage several governments mentioned in the cables, especially Yemen (see this devastating telegram); 3) it will take a while and a lot of promises by US diplomats that their comms are really really secure this time for other diplomats to trust US diplomats with confidences again; 4) the cable…

29/11/2010
Iraq, war and WikiLeaks: the real story | openDemocracy
www.opendemocracy.net
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Iraq Body Count has patiently and consistently tabulated recorded deaths since the invasion. It has now conducted a preliminary analysis of a sample of the incidents recorded in the documents (including all the larger ones) (see Paul Rogers, “The harvest of war: from pain to gain”, 28 October 2010).This concludes that the logs both confirm the maj…

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