Posts Tagged ‘wikileaks’

While Democratic and Republican politicians outdo each other with calls for the prosecution and even execution of Bradley Manning and Julian Assange for providing information to various news media, I say that free speech and freedom of the press must be supported unconditionally. In 1787, as the U.S. Constitution was being written, Thomas Jefferson wrote, […]

Afghan War Diaries is a treasure trove for bloggers and independent journalists everywhere, giving us an exceptionally high standard of quality raw intelligence from the Afghanistan War. This is a must read.,_2004-2010

WikiLeaks has released a classified US military video depicting the indiscriminate slaying of over a dozen people in the Iraqi suburb of New Baghdad — including two Reuters news staff. Reuters has been trying to obtain the video through the Freedom of Information Act, without success since the time of the attack. The video, shot […]