The WikiWeek: June 17, 2011

THE CABLES AMERICAS Salvadorans are not into the idea of other people investigating Salvadorans. MIDDLE EAST U.S. officials in 2006 were concerned about the security of Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure.   THE NEWS The U.S. government is trying to keep attorneys for Guantanamo detainees from being able to used their WikiLeaked files in legal proceedings ...

CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images, Tom Pennington/Getty Images, Flickr user Andy Miah
CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images, Tom Pennington/Getty Images, Flickr user Andy Miah
CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images, Tom Pennington/Getty Images, Flickr user Andy Miah

THE CABLES

AMERICAS

Salvadorans are not into the idea of other people investigating Salvadorans.

THE CABLES

AMERICAS

Salvadorans are not into the idea of other people investigating Salvadorans.

MIDDLE EAST

U.S. officials in 2006 were concerned about the security of Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure.

 

THE NEWS

The U.S. government is trying to keep attorneys for Guantanamo detainees from being able to used their WikiLeaked files in legal proceedings (although they are now allowed to look at them).

You still have a couple days to bid on a lunch date with Julian Assange and Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek.

Assange’s supporters accuse British authorities of spying on him, while Assange complains that his house arrest is keeping him from getting any work done.

The granddaddy of WikiLeaks is officially released at last.

 

THE BIG PICTURE

Trying to make sense of the LulzSec hackers’ motives.

How WikiLeaks begat the Sarah Palin email frenzy.

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

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