The WikiWeek: May 6, 2011

THE CABLES AMERICAS Guantánamo detainees threatened to unleash a "nuclear hellstorm" in Europe if Osama bin Laden were ever killed. The WikiLeaked Guantánamo file that (pseudo)named Osama bin Laden’s courier. Canada admits its nuclear terrorism defenses are not ready for prime time. Hugo Chávez’s war on American fast food chains. ASIA/PACIFIC U.S. officials voiced concerns ...

THE CABLES

AMERICAS

Guantánamo detainees threatened to unleash a "nuclear hellstorm" in Europe if Osama bin Laden were ever killed.

THE CABLES

AMERICAS

Guantánamo detainees threatened to unleash a "nuclear hellstorm" in Europe if Osama bin Laden were ever killed.

The WikiLeaked Guantánamo file that (pseudo)named Osama bin Laden’s courier.

Canada admits its nuclear terrorism defenses are not ready for prime time.

Hugo Chávez’s war on American fast food chains.

ASIA/PACIFIC

U.S. officials voiced concerns over Japan’s disaster preparedness.

Why were U.S. officials lobbying New Zealand on behalf of the recording industry?

 

THE NEWS

Julian Assange: Facebook is "the most appalling spying machine that has ever been invented."

Are major news organizations tech-savvy enough to pull off their WikiLeaks-imitating projects securely?

WikiLeaks has a new media partner, this one in Japan.

The Washington Post profiles Bradley Manning.

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

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