Wikileaks Newslinks for 13 February, 2011

13 February, 2011 —

Assange is not the point, Wikileaks is
Huffington Post (blog)
It is becoming common for people to say they don’t like WikiLeaks because
they can’t stand Assange. This is misleading. Few sympathize with Assange
as a …

WikiLeaks: US spied on NATO’s top official
Fox News
AP BRUSSELS – US diplomatic cables leaked by WikiLeaks appear to show
that the United States has been snooping on NATO’s top official using
secret sources …

Assange links WikiLeaks to Egypt revolt
By Danielle McGrane WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange says the
whistleblowing website’s influence on events in Tunisia was the “example”
for the political …

Wikileaks – Saudi asked US to stop oil lawsuits
According to US diplomatic cables seen by Wikileaks, Saudi Arabia in 2007
threatened to pull out of a Texas oil refinery investment unless the US
government …

A Campaign to Smear WikiLeaks Supporters
By Eugene Robinson By David Sirota By Laurel Maury By EJ Dionne Jr.
Internal documents of a California computer security firm obtained by
pro-WikiLeaks …

WIKILEAKS, SATURDAY: Halonen tried repeatedly – and in vain – to get an invite …
Helsingin Sanomat
The focus of the second set of Wikileaks documents and diplomatic cables
acquired by Helsingin Sanomat is the relationship between Finland and the
United …

WikiLeaks exposes Aus. gov’t
Green Left Weekly
By Ash Pemberton WikiLeaks has released secret US diplomatic cables that
show secret Australian government negotiations to sell uranium to India,

Egypt: New Head of State was Mubarak’s Poodle: Wikileaks Cable.
By northsunm32 The new ruler of Egypt is not the former intelligence and
torture chief Omar Suleiman who was vice-president and in charge of the
transition …

Anonymous hack reveals HBGary plan to destroy WikiLeaks
Data released as part of a hacking attack by the Anonymous group has shown
what appears to be a corporate plan to destroy WikiLeaks. Last week Aaron
Barr, …

WikiLeaks cable unveils relationship between Kirchners and banks
Buenos Aires Herald
The Spanish newspaper El Pais published new cables of the US embassy which
mention the relationship between the Kirchners and the banks, specially
during …

A newly released WikiLeaks cable, published by the Telegraph, refers to the
UK seeking to curb diamond exports from Zimbabwe. “1.(C) FCO Minister for
Africa …

Wikileaks shows US spies on its allies
Press TV
Wikileaks has bewildered Washington with a plethora of confidential
diplomatic cables revealing the undiplomatic face of US policy. …

Le Temps to publish WikiLeaks US cables on Switzerland
GenevaLunch (blog)
… Temps (registration required) and NZZ will publish, in French and in
German starting next week, selected cables from the 5814 that WikiLeaks
collected. …

Air Force Backtracks on Wiki Prosecution of Its Own Members’ Families
The guidance would have prohibited not only Air Force members from
accessing Wikileaks. It threatened to prosecute any people in their family
with espionage …

Top British judge examines tweeting in court
Deutsche Welle
The case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has generated renewed interest
in the issue. The extradition case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
in …,,14838838,00.html

WikiLeaks: FBI trained Egyptian security forces
AMERICAblog (blog)
by Chris in Paris on 2/12/2011 08:00:00 AM From the sound of it, the
Egyptian “security” forces were trained at Gitmo. The Telegraph: According
to leaked …

Pentagon Fingered as a Source of Narco-Firepower in Mexico
The NarcoSphere
Another series of leaked State Department cables made public this week by
WikiLeaks lend credence to investigative reports on gun trafficking and the
drug …

Palestinian negotiator Erakat quits due to WikiLeaks
Times of India
Erakat said he was stepping down because of his responsibility for
WikiLeaks disclosures, shortly after his resignation was announced by
senior PLO Yasser …

Julian Assange’s ghostwriter must be wary of the omens
The Guardian
The revelations of WikiLeaks run to an estimated 300m words, but it seems
that its founder either cannot or will not manage the modest 70–80000
words about …

Ex-Liberian president stashed $400 mn: WikiLeaks
… Hague might only be able to recover a fraction of his wealth, the
Telegraph reported citing the diplomatic cables leaked by whistle-blower
WikiLeaks. …

Said & Done
The Guardian
(Kadyrov’s best Wikileaks moment: a US cable describing him arriving at a
2006 wedding party with “dozens of heavily armed mujahideen”, giving the
couple a …

Mexico suspected FARC, Cuba of frustrating peace talks with ELN
Colombia Reports
… having frustrated peace talks held between rebel group ELN and the
government of Alvaro Uribe, diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks
Saturday showed. …

Australia to access US spy satellites
Spatial Source
The agreement, which the Herald says has been revealed in a secret US
embassy cable obtained by WikiLeaks and provided exclusively to it, reveals
that …

Mubarak: George Bush Sr. listened to me, his son did not
In a recently released Wikileaks cable, its shows former Egyptian dictator
Hosni Mubarak had some words of advice for the United States concerning
getting …

Fed Up
New York Times
Matt Dunham/Associated Press The News A dozen former colleagues of Julian
Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, said they were setting up an alternative
site, …

Julian Assange Stars in Contra-Esque Arcade Shooter
The game sees the pale Wikileaks boss reimagined as a buff 80s action hero,
who must single-handedly infiltrate the White House, machine guns blazing,

Saudi Oil Reserves ‘Overstated’ – WikiLeaks
South Asian Link
The cables, obtained by WikiLeaks, urge Washington to take heed of a
warning from a former Saudi government oil executive that the kingdom’s
crude oil …

Rochester’s links to global arms deal
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
A recent WikiLeaks release of confidential US State Department cables cited
an attempted sale to Libya of 130000 Kalashnikov rifles by Hyde’s company,

NEXT Editorial
Today, with the benefit of hindsight, and with assistance from Wikileaks,
we know what happened. Michael Aondoakaa, the man in charge of the justice

Malawi: Fuel woes, angry donors dominate Malawi media
Afrique en Ligue
‘Malawi: A pain on governance’, screamed The Nation quoting intelligence
cables, released by the whistle-blowing website Wikileaks. The cables,
according to …,-angry-donors-dominate-malawi-media-201102131434.html

Ben Fogle: My fight for the forgotten islanders
Lies, bribes and Wikileaks – this tale has it all. It starts in the
mid-Sixties when the US, worried about possible Soviet expansion, was
seeking a base in …

The Guardian’s Wikileaks Book Is This Generation’s “All The …
By Paul Carr
Two weeks ago, I reviewed the New York Times’ book: ‘Open Secrets:
WikiLeaks, War and American Diplomacy’. It’s a remarkable work of
journalism, …

What Do Wikileaks and Anonymous Want?
Wikileaks and Anonymous are related only by their shared mission of
ensuring the free flow of information to the public.

wikileaks Most Terrifying Revelation ? | SHOAH
By admin
As important as is the issue of free speech, it is the question of whether
the U.S. Executive is in fact protecting the American people through its
mass murder abroad that really lies at the heart of the Wikileaks
controversy. …

WikiLeaks versus OpenLeaks “ Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist
By louisproyect
The article states that the author of this book himself claims to have
sabotaged Wikileaks’ ability to receive documents. If true, then the author
has sabotaged one of the world’s most vital journalistic enterprises. …

Oh No They Didn’t! – Wikileaks Julian Assange Has at Least Four …
By lexiesloan
Prominent Wikileaks volunteer and Swedish journalist Donald Bostrom told
investigators in Sweden that Assange had “at least” four children,
according to leaked police documents dealing with Assange’s ongoing rape
and sexual molestation …

The Guardian’s Wikileaks Book Is This Generation’s “All The …
By admin
Two weeks ago, I reviewed the New York Times’ book: ‘Open Secrets:
WikiLeaks, War and American Diplomacy’. It’s a remarkable work of
journalism, combining the paper’s collected reporting on Wikileaks, with
editor Bill Keller’s personal …

The Leaked Campaign To Attack WikiLeaks and Its Supporters …
By Charles Burris
The fact that he was targeted in this collusive campaign by the Obama
regime and corporate interests for his support for WikiLeaks is very
telling. “But the real issue highlighted by this episode is just how
lawless and unrestrained is …

The Guardian’s David Leigh Talks About Julian Assange and …
By Paul Carr
Freedom of speech is being denied Luke Harding while Wikileaks and Julian
are getting in to bed with these dictators; these enemies of freedom of
speech… – David Leigh I’ve just posted my review of the Guardian’s
Wikileaks book, …

Thoughts on Wikileaks “ Thoughtlines with Bob Carr
By Bob Carr
The story of Wikileaks, the author argues, has little in common with that
of the Pentagon papers of the 1970s. Daniel Ellsberg did not breach secrecy
for its own sake. He was acutely conscious of the risks of disclosure and
did not …

Assange is not the point, Wikileaks is
It is becoming common for people to say they don’t like Wikileaks because
they can’t stand Assange. This is misleading. Few sympathize with Assange
as a character. Most of us, myself included, have never met with him. …

The Guardian’s David Leigh Talks About Julian Assange and …
By admin
Freedom of speech is being denied Luke Harding while Wikileaks and Julian
are getting in to bed with these dictators; these enemies of freedom of…

“ Corporations are Working to Take Wikileaks Out and the …
By hhopper
Trusting a “Russia Today” news program for information about WikiLeaks
conspiracies is alot like trusting “Fox News” for information about
where President Obama was born. # 10 Publius said, on February 12th, 2011
at 1:24 pm …

Fuel Fix “ Wikileaks & Saudi oil – Feb 13
By Energy Bulletin –
Peak oil: We are asleep at the wheel- TIME: Have Saudis Overstated How Much
Oil Is Left?- Wikileaks Hysteria Meets Peak Oil- I’ve Got
to…Keep…Control: Dancing the Time Warp to Explain Away Peak Oil (Sharon
goes after Raymond Learsy) …

Chief Palestinian negotiator resigns over Wikileaks | Ya Libnan …
By syh
Ya Libnan features frequently updated breaking news, world news, op-eds and
features, live from Beirut, Lebanon.

The Guardian’s Wikileaks Book Is This Generation’s “All The …
Two weeks ago, I reviewed the New York Timesâ™ book: â˜Open
Secrets: WikiLeaks,…

2011-02-11: WikiLeaks in today’s media: Cablegate coverage | WL …
By aguillonmata
Hot topics: Protests: Feb 12: Algeria, Feb 14: Iran & Bahrain, Feb 17:
Libya, Feb 20: Morocco, Feb 21: Gabon Global WikiLeaks support rallies: Feb
12: London, Minsk, Valencia, Washington | Feb 13: Key Biscayne, Madrid |
Feb 16: Houston …

SPICY IP: Wikileaks on ACTA’s development
By Swaraj Paul Barooah
Wikileaks, which first brought our attention to the ACTA back in mid 2008,
has now brought attention to the history of how the ACTA came about.
Expectedly, it shows that there had been explicit communication regarding
the eventual …

New Book by WikiLeaks Insider Blasts Julian Assange – The Daily Beast
A new book by a WikiLeaks insider blasts Julian Assange as a megalomaniac
who regularly lied about the website and boasted about how many children
he’d …

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Official WikiLeaks merchandise store for Europe. Shop for WikiLeaks
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