The WikiWeek: April 8, 2011

THE CABLES AFRICA U.S. diplomats’ relationship with Col. Muammar al-Qaddafi’s government wasn’t always so cold. Is Chinese demand for ivory killing Kenyan elephants? MIDDLE EAST An Israeli settlement leader tells U.S. officials he’s willing to move, for a price. Bahrain’s king is proud of intelligence ties to Israel, wants his government to drop references to ...

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THE CABLES

AFRICA

U.S. diplomats' relationship with Col. Muammar al-Qaddafi's government wasn't always so cold.

THE CABLES

AFRICA

U.S. diplomats’ relationship with Col. Muammar al-Qaddafi’s government wasn’t always so cold.

Is Chinese demand for ivory killing Kenyan elephants?

MIDDLE EAST

An Israeli settlement leader tells U.S. officials he’s willing to move, for a price.

Bahrain’s king is proud of intelligence ties to Israel, wants his government to drop references to the "Zionist enemy."

Israel and Egypt locked horns over smuggling on the Gaza strip.

Israel suspects that Turkey is helping Iran skirt international sanctions.

What the WikiLeaks cables tell us about the United States’ relationship with embattled Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh.

 

THE NEWS

Ecuador kicks out U.S. Ambassador Heather Hodges (above) over a WikiLeaks cable.

The Pentagon won’t let anyone — including U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich and investigators from the United Nations and Amnesty International — meet with Pfc. Bradley Manning in private. The British government is also raising concerns over Manning’s treatment.

Julian Assange has another court date.

The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee proposes new penalties for leakers.

The feds won’t leave friend of WikiLeaks Jacob Applebaum alone.

Karl Rove is copping WikiLeaks’ style.

Qaddafi’s Ukrainian nurse tells all.

Pentagon contractor (and Anonymous nemesis) HBGary’s ambitious scheme to catch the next WikiLeaker.

Charles Homans is a special correspondent for the New Republic and the former features editor of Foreign Policy.

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