30 Sep 2021

Report On CIA Plans To Kidnap Or Kill Assange Show Clearest Evidence Yet Of Improper Pressure On Prosecutors

A Yahoo! News report on the CIA’s plans to kidnap or kill Assange contains some of the strongest evidence yet that Assange was only charged with crimes because of the agency’s thirst for vengeance.

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29 Jul 2021

Documents From ‘Argo’ Production Reveal What It’s Like To Film At CIA Headquarters

Newly released CIA documents shed light on this process, as well as on the close relationship between the Agency and the makers of the Oscar-winning spy drama “Argo,” especially with the film’s director and star Ben Affleck.  

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Supporters of Julian Assange demonstrate outside court in London. Screencap source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jrjVOedHS4o
09 Nov 2020

Assange Legal Team Submits Closing Argument Against Extradition To United States

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s legal team submitted their closing argument to a British magistrates’ court. They argue, “It is politically motivated, it is an abuse of the process of this court, and it is a clear violation of the Anglo-U.S. treaty that governs this extradition.”

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01 Jul 2020

When US Backed A Mass Murder Program In Indonesia: Interview With Vincent Bevins On ‘The Jakarta Method’

Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola welcome Vincent Bevins, the author of The Jakarta Method: Washington’s Anticommunist Crusade and the Mass Murder Program That Shaped Our World, to discuss his book. He was the Brazil correspondent for the Los Angeles Times and the southeast Asia correspondent for the Washington Post. Watch

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President Donald Trump. Photo by the White House.
24 Feb 2020

Assange’s Defense Details CIA-Backed Espionage Operation, Trump’s Politicization Of Justice Department

In the first day of a week-long extradition hearing, Julian Assange’s attorneys detailed CIA-backed surveillance and allege Trump politicized the case.

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18 Dec 2019

US Government’s Censorship System Claims Victory Against NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden

A federal judge ruled the United States government may confiscate proceeds NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden earned from the publication of his book, Permanent Record, as well as his speeches.

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19 Nov 2019

Tom Secker Presents ‘Jack Ryan, The CIA, And Venezuela’ (Video)

Journalist Tom Secker, known for his work at Spy Culture, produced a video essay on the Amazon series, “Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan.” It breaks down how the CIA, Defense Department, and other United States government agencies produced the show. Secker outlines some of the history of U.S. government  involvement in

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Ecuadorian Embassy Standoff - Front Entrance (Jaggers on Flickr)
09 Oct 2019

Journalists Who Visited Julian Assange Targeted By Company Spying On CIA’s Behalf

Spanish security company took apart phones of journalists visiting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian embassy, shared reports with CIA.

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Julian Assange. Photo by Ministerio de Cultura de la Nación Argentina (culturaargentina) on Flickr.
07 Oct 2019

CIA Spying Against Julian Assange Is Latest Revelation In Years-Long Campaign

Kevin Gosztola looked back at the history between the CIA and WikiLeaks, and the agency’s long-held view of the dissident media organization as a “non-state hostile intelligence service.”

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29 Sep 2019

Interview With CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou On Ukraine Call Whistleblower Complaint And War On Whistleblowers

CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou joins the “Unauthorized Disclosure” podcast to talk about the Ukraine call whistleblower complaint, allegations in the complaint, how Speaker Nancy Pelosi was forced into backing an impeachment inquiry, and the wider war on whistleblowers.

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