Wikileaks releases 91,737 US military files documenting all aspects of the Afghan war and occupation. From new information about allies to detailed info on unreported civilian killings and Special Ops assassination teams, the release is unprecedented and shows how very futile this continuing war really is.
If the government charged that Manning leaked 50 cables, it presumably didn’t come from his own confession, unless he leaked those cables to someone after May 22. That means they either got proof from Wikileaks that it received the cables, Manning leaked the cables after May 22, or someone else (Lamo?) received the cables and therefore offered proof they got leaked.
The government has finally charged Bradley Manning, the Wikileaks leaker. He is charged with two counts of violating the UCMJ, one related to loading onto his own unsecure computer a set of information and adding unauthorized software to a military network computer, and the other related to accessing and passing
Daniel Ellsberg, the former US military analyst who released the pentagon papers in 1971, appeared on MSNBC today with Dylan Ratigan. He said he fears for the safety of Julian Assange, founder of Wikileak, who is reportedly on the verge of leaking secret State Department cables. The Daily Beast reports that Assange is currently being sought by the pentagon, and Ellsberg advises him not to reveal his whereabouts.
Daniel Ellsberg, the former US military analyst who released the pentagon papers in 1971, appeared on MSNBC today with Dylan Ratigan. He said he fears for the safety of Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks, who is reportedly on the verge of leaking secret State Department cables. The Daily Beast reports
In the ongoing battle between Wikileaks and Facebook, does Gawker and its usual aggressive snark smear the “whistleblowing” site in defense of the question move by the social protocol?
Upon hearing that one of the victims is a young girl, the pilots laugh, “Well, it’s their fault for bringing their kids to a battle”. Aspiring to become History’s Greatest Monster, Marc Thiessen wants you to know that those guys in the Apache attack helicopter are probably kicking themselves right
War is ugly. It sounds like a cliché at this point, and most of us never really have to think about how truly horrifying it is. This week, however, we got some disturbing glimpses into the reality of the US wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Bloodthirsty neo-cons who would defend barbecuing Arab babies on the White House lawn if they were told it was part of the “war on terror” are disgracefully scrambling to defend a shocking video released by Wikileaks which shows U.S. Apache helicopters massacring Iraqi journalists and children in Baghdad while laughing about it.