Wikileaks Newslinks 5 March 2012

5 March


TUMEKE!: What Wikileaks reveals about New Zealand

By Bomber

What Wikileaks reveals about New Zealand. The latest Wikileaks leak from corporate security advisor Stratfor is delicious reading for how their masters of the universe god complex becomes our reality. The contempt many regard our passive …


Wikileaks (wikileaks2)’s status on Monday, 05-Mar-12 01:50:08 UTC …

By wikileaks2

Wikileaks (wikileaks2)’s status on Monday, 05-Mar-12 01:50:08 UTC.

Wikileaks. Center for Constitutional Rights: “Army is pressuring Manning to

implicate Assange” · about 7 minutes ago from bti at

Everywhere Branch, …


Live Blog: WikiLeaks Releases the Stratfor Emails (Day 7) | Free …

By Kevin Gosztola

Just about one week ago, WikiLeaks and twenty-five or so media partners

began publishing the “Global Intelligence Files,” over five million

emails from the Texas-headquartered global intelligence company known as

Stratfor. The documents …


The higher principle involved in the U.S. persecution of Wikileaks …

By Erich Vieth

Rolling Stone’s Michael Hastings recently interviewed Julian Assange, head

of Wikileaks, who pointed out a huge problem with the government’s legal

position: The U.S. government is trying to redefine what have been

long-accepted …


Central America this week | The Impartial Latin American News Link

By Sebastião Martins

WikiLeaks unearths intelligence on Zetas massacre and US ambassador’s

involvement in Honduran coup, as UN reports new levels of drug violence in

the region. WikiLeaks exposes intelligence firm’s analysis of Zetas

massacre. On Monday …


WikiLeaksStratfor dump lifts lid on intelligence-industrial complex …

Pratap Chatterjee: WikiLeaks‘ latest release, of hacked emails from

Stratfor, shines light on the murky world of private



Twitter / WikiLeaks: Stratfor VP Fred Burton (f …

Stratfor VP Fred Burton (former State Depr), suggests locking #Assange up

when he is in the U.S. June 2010 #gifiles.


Wikileaks and Stratfor, Israel Busted Again | Veterans Today

From then on, Wikileaks became a fiasco, especially when it was revealed

that Israel and the New York Times were picking out the “leaks”

themselves, …


Appalachia gets a WikiLeaks-type site

Washington Post

Backroom deals and the secrets whispered over neighbors’ fences could go

high-tech, viral and explosive if a new Web site modeled after WikiLeaks

takes off in Appalachia. Honest Appalachia, which was designed by some

recent college graduates in hopes …


Stratfor vs. Anonymous, WikiLeaks, VroniPlag and Their Ilk

There’s a profound difference between the motives of such as Stratfor‘s CEO

George Friedman and those who lurk behind the facades of Anonymous,

WikiLeaks and VroniPlag. “As we return to normal operations, we know that

the hackers may continue to attack …


Werner: Don’t Plug (All of) the Leaks

The Dartmouth

By Alex Werner, Contributing Columnist On the homepage of the Wikileaks

website, amidst numerous calls for donations and links to information most

of the world will never officially be allowed to see, sits an unnoticed

number. Today, it reads 454; …


The Bright Side of Being Hacked

New York Times

The Stratfor hack, in which Anonymous claimed to have joined forces with

WikiLeaks, drove home a clear lesson about the era of ubiquitous

“hactivism,” or hacking as a form of protest. Despite the arrests of

dozens of suspected members of Anonymous and …


El Espectador Stratfor‘s only media informant in Colombia: Wikileaks

Colombia Reports

Newspaper El Espectador was US intelligence company Stratfor‘s only media

informant in Colombia, files released by Wikileaks showed. Statfor’s

contacts within the newspaper were director Fidel Cano and journalist Juan

Camilo Maldonado Tovar, …


Bin Laden‘s Corpse Not Dumped at Sea

WikiLeaks‘s release of Stratfor emails, however, shows that the company’s

Vice President Fred Burton did not believe that was the case, and told

members of the company’s mailing list that bin Laden’s corpse was “Dover

bound,” referring to the Dover Air …


Londoner’s Diary: Why the cult of Assange plays badly in Belarus

Evening Standard

However, democracy activists in Belarus are furious with the WikiLeaks boss

because they believe unredacted US cables named their members, making them

targets for the Belarus secret service.Budding film-maker Matthew Charles,

one of the co-directors of …


CasinoLeaks to bare Macau’s gaming industry secrets

Macau Daily Times

WikiLeaks has made international headlines with its explosive leaking of

confidential and classified intelligence including US military and

diplomatic secrets. And now a new website also promises to leak equally

dramatic, if not even more inflammable …


A diversified media can tell humanity’s myriad stories

Sydney Morning Herald

Take WikiLeaks, for example: its significance lies in the innovation it has

developed, the capacity for whistleblowers to upload material anonymously.

The Obama administration has prosecuted more whistleblowers than all

previous administrations …


CasinoLeaks “leaks” controversial features

Macau Daily Times

Like WikiLeaks‘ cable intelligence, CasinoLeaks-Macau has also “leaked”

some controversial stories on its website, including the connection of

imprisoned gang leader Wan Kuok Koi to Macau’s current gaming scene. It

also alleges that Wan’s main rival, …


Of Course Pakistan Was Hiding Bin Laden!

Family Security Matters

In case you needed any further proof, Wikileaks has released e-mails from

the Stratfor intelligence company with more evidence that Pakistan

purposely hid Osama Bin Laden. The US, one message contends, even knows

which Pakistani officials oversaw his …


OBL was not buried at sea: Stratfor analysts

The Nation, Pakistan

The Stratfor analysts did not believe that Osama bin Laden was buried at

sea, according to Stratfor emails leaked by WikiLeaks. According to leaked

secret files of Statfor, a US security agency, Osama was not buried at sea

in an Islamic ceremony but …


Swampyville’s – Is Big Brother/Sister Watching?

Lawrence Journal World (blog)

The US Department of Homeland Security’s command center routinely monitors

dozens of popular websites, including Facebook, Twitter, Hulu, WikiLeaks

and news and gossip sites including the Huffington Post and Drudge Report,

according to a government …


Wayne Swan’s fightin’ words

Brisbane Times

The case of the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, in the light of leaked

material from the well-connected US corporate intelligence firm Stratfor,

is of concern. Stratfor‘s internal messages, provided to WikiLeaks and just

published, …


Today in politics: Monday, March 5

The latest release of Wikileaks documents reminds Kiwis of just how

unimportant we are, judging by a conversation revealed yesterday. “What

possible strategic use is that little part of the world to f…ing

anyone?”, wrote a consultant employed by …


Social Media Week in Review – What you may have missed


Examples of these include but are not limited to visa cases, information

about other individuals, or classified information (for example, linking to

WikiLeaks.) Review Your Privacy Settings. Make sure you are aware of the

privacy settings of the social …


Israeli pilots can deliver ‘nukeout’

New York Daily News

WikiLeaks dispatches on the Iranian nuclear threat reveal Saudi King

Abdullah’s desire to “cut off the head of the snake.” Benjamin

Netanyahu is not likely to be the first Israeli prime minister to abandon

the Begin doctrine. And however the Israelis …


China faces to watch: Li Keqiang

BBC News

A cable from the US embassy in Beijing released by Wikileaks describes Mr

Li as “engaging and well-informed”. It also revealed his desire to tackle

corruption, something that is easier said than done in a party that allows

no authority to rival its own …


What’s Going on in Princeton This Week

… author in residence and visiting lecturer in public and international

affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School during “Secrets, Lies and Leaks: From

the Pentagon Papers to Wikileaks” at 4:30 pm at Princeton University, Dodds

Auditorium, Robertson Hall, …


State sector reform is boring – until you lose your job

National Business Review

But the genuine ‘Wikileak’ story from the weekend is a must-read –see:

WikiLeaks proves brutal US diplomacy. In this, Anthony Hubbard and Nicky

Hager dig through the just-leaked details of what senior US policy analysts

really think about New Zealand


A Broken Writ, a Kangaroo Court

In These Times

The government’s “summary” of the secret intelligence report describing

the missing handwritten note is still classified, but I can report that

when, in April 2011, WikiLeaks released Khan’s official Pentagon file, it

established that the government’s …


As Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab is sentenced

Nigerian Tribune

The exposure of sensitive materials by Private Manning, according to Julian

Assange’s Wikileaks is ”one out of many cases where individuals who speak

or commit acts against the US are punished without recourse to questioning

many of the historical and …


Wolokoso: Mukula, Odinga friendship worries Uganda agents

The Observer

Mukula, a former minister who is facing charges related to corruption, got

himself in the bad books of the Museveni family after it was revealed

through WikiLeaks that he told America’s ambassador to Uganda, Jerry

Lanier, that Museveni is grooming his …


Bhopal shadow over 2012 Olympics

Hindu Business Line

The view amongst Dow supporters that the Bhopal campaign had passed its

peak was highlighted in the recent emails of US think-tank Stratfor,

published by WikiLeaks. In one sent just before the 25th anniversary of the

disaster in December 2009, …


Tajikistan begins blocking access to news sites, Facebook

It is well-known around the world that Rakhmon stole the 2006 election by

fraud, and WikiLeaks brought to light that the president and his family

have pillaged the country’s coffers for years, including taking all profits

from the state-run Tajik …


Londoner’s Diary: Patten tunes in too late for his own party

Evening Standard

The appearance was controversial as some anti-government protesters claim

that Wikileaks’ stash of unredacted cables, naming their activists, was

seen by the oppressive Belarus government. Assange turned up but ducked out

of the discussion.


Pius Katunzi: Why Irish PR firm can’t wash mud off Uganda

The Observer

The WikiLeaks reports that dominated the media last year, leaking private

conservations between government officials and the diplomatic corps, should

have given government a clue that actually its audience already knows a



Osama Bin Laden in the USA?–the plot thickens

Rupee News

Image via Wikipedia The secretive emails exchanged between intelligence

services have been published by Wikileaks. A hacker group “Anonymous”

broke into Stratfor‘s email system and provided them with over 5 million

top secret emails detailing the inner …


Dalton McGuinty (QMI Agency file photo)

Winnipeg Sun

Where is Wikileaks when you need them? Recent headlines on the Sun website

include “Stacey Lacey attends exclusive lingerie party” (Feb. 24),

“Kate Upton steps out braless in a low-cut top”’ (Feb. 24) and

“Coleen Rooney shows off her toned figure in …


Aussies Pay Average $4700 Interest Yearly per Credit Card

International Business Times AU

Credit card giants MasterCard and Visa came under intense cyber attack on

Wednesday as supporters of WikiLeaks retaliated for moves against Julian

Assange after the release of US diplomatic cables that angered and

embarrassed Washington.


Mennonista: Letter To Bradley Manning

By Steve Clemens

Letter To Bradley Manning. March 4, 2012. Commander, HHC USAG. Attn: PFC

Manning. 239 Sheridan Ave, Bldg 417. JBM-HH, VA 22211. Dear Brad Manning,.

I write to you as an associate member of Veterans For Peace, Chapter 27 of


According to DOD Inspector General Definition, Bradley Manning

By emptywheel

According to DOD Inspector General Definition, Bradley Manning Did Not

“Leak”. Posted on March 5, 2012 by emptywheel … Nevertheless, as

defined, Bradley Manning‘s alleged leaks are classified, not SCI. Whereas

this report shows that …



By m_cetera

03/15/2012: Bradley Manning‘s motion hearing, 10AM at Fort Meade.

03/17/2012: “War on WikiLeaks” public forum at Bleeding Heart, Brisbane,

2PM. 04/25/2012: Kristinn Hrafnsson to speak at International Journalism

Festival in Perugia.


Twitter releases data to Law Enforcements for criminal inquiry | The …

By THN Reporter

WikiLeaks publishes millions of Hacked Stratfor E-mails. WikiLeaks suspect

nominated for Nobel Prize. WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning nominated for

Nobel Peace Prize 2012. Subscribe to Security Updates !! Twitter releases

data to Law …


SIDELINES | An Phoblacht

By aprn

Birgitta Jonsdottir, MP for The Movement, the political party which

nominated Bradley, said they “wanted to raise awareness about the

situation with Private Bradley Manning, whom way too few people know of”.

She added that it is important …


Live Blog: WikiLeaks Releases the Stratfor Emails (Day 7) | The …

By Kevin Gosztola

They have a live blog going that provides a news updates on all things

WikiLeaks, including on Bradley Manning. Finally, here is This Day in

WikiLeaks, another site with regular round-ups on news stories related to

WikiLeaks. UPDATE – 7:30 …

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