The WikiWeek: June 3, 2011

THE CABLES AMERICAS U.S. officials pushed to keep the minimum wage down in Haiti. Venezuela and Cuba take advantage of Haiti’s "electricity gap". ASIA Pakistan’s ISI asked Saudi Arabia to stop meddling in Pakistani elections. MIDDLE EAST Inside the Egyptian nuclear program.   THE NEWS Targets in the U.S. Justice Department’s WikiLeaks case can’t find ...

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THE CABLES

AMERICAS

U.S. officials pushed to keep the minimum wage down in Haiti.

THE CABLES

AMERICAS

U.S. officials pushed to keep the minimum wage down in Haiti.

Venezuela and Cuba take advantage of Haiti’s "electricity gap".

ASIA

Pakistan’s ISI asked Saudi Arabia to stop meddling in Pakistani elections.

MIDDLE EAST

Inside the Egyptian nuclear program.

 

THE NEWS

Targets in the U.S. Justice Department’s WikiLeaks case can’t find out which Internet companies are being questioned for information about them.

Pfc. Bradley Manning was "mentally unfit" for service in Iraq.

WikiLeaks defenders, unhappy with its coverage of Assange and Co., attack the PBS NewsHour website.

Panama’s highest court has remained silent about allegations of corruption in the WikiLeaks cables.

Can’t wait for the WikiLeaks movie? Go see the play.

THE BIG PICTURE

WikiLeaks as the great equalizer.

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

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