The Year of Assange
When Julian Assange emerged less than a year ago with a "Collateral Murder" showing US troops gunning down unarmed civilians and two Reuters journalists video game-style, he was lauded as a hero of hero of transparency and a human rights defender. A nomadic computer expert with a cache of 250,000 classified cables, Assange catapulted to the front page of virtually every newspaper in the country. But today it's the political impact of the leaker—and not the leaks—that has gripped headlines as a UK court ruled to extradite Assange to Sweden to face sexual assault charges.
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James Corbett, Corbett Report, Japan [info with pic, source]
[videos embedded on The Stark Raving Viking blog]