The WikiWeek: January 7, 2011
THE CABLES ASIA/PACIFIC U.S. diplomats try to wean Japan off whale meat. EUROPE/CAUCASUS The State Department crusades in favor of genetically modified crops in Europe. Is Germany plotting a satellite surveillance network? Since the fall of the Soviet Union, Balarus no longer has the money it needs to investigate UFOs. MIDDLE EAST Israel ...
U.S. diplomats try to wean Japan off whale meat.
The State Department crusades in favor of genetically modified crops in Europe.
Is Germany plotting a satellite surveillance network?
Since the fall of the Soviet Union, Balarus no longer has the money it needs to investigate UFOs.
The U.S. embassy in Baghdad didn’t warn Saddam Hussein about possible military repercussions before he invaded Kuwait in 1990.
An Iranian general slaps Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
The U.S. government continues to look for evidence of collusion between Bradley Manning and Julian Assange, tries to relocate some of the sources named in the WikiLeaks cables, and attempts to review information security.
Assange hopes his forthcoming memoir “will become one of the unifying documents of our generation.”
Rep. Darrell Issa: Why aren’t we prosecuting Julian Assange under laws we don’t have?
Hillary Clinton: WikiLeaks “threatened our efforts to safeguard America’s security and advance prosperity everywhere.”
Ex-New York Times reporter Judith Miller: Julian Assange is a “bad journalist.”
OpenLeaks wants to steal WikiLeaks’ lunch.
A WikiLeaks imitator goes dark in Kenya.
THE BIG PICTURE
The story of Julian Assange’s rocky relationship with the media and dwindling finances.
Is Julian Assange really as different from the old media as he thinks?
U.S. Ambassador April Glaspie may not have been a diplomatic genius, but she didn’t start the Gulf War.
Robert Mugabe doesn’t need WikiLeaks to be a tyrant.
Columbia Journalism Review discusses how WikiLeaks is transforming journalism.
WikiLeaks’ revives M.I.A.’s flagging career.
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