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Julian Assange: Separating Fact from Fiction

John Kiriakou will discuss his firsthand experience of being tried in the “Espionage Court” in the Eastern District of Virginia and what Assange will actually face if extradited. Plus Ray McGovern and Fidel Narvaez, And the Shiptons.

Peter Maass: Petraeus Plea Deal Reveals Two-Tier Justice System for Leaks

 As The New York Times noted today, the deal “allows Mr. Petraeus to focus on his lucrative post-government career as a partner in a private equity firm and a worldwide speaker on national security issues.”   BY PETER MAASS  The Intercept  March 3, 2015 David Petraeus, the former Army general and CIA director, admitted today More

Mint Press, Sacrifices In Journalism and Whistleblowing: A Tribute to Truth-Tellers

Whistleblowing was the buzzword of 2013 and 2014. Snowden and Assange are the big names splashed around headlines, but they’re not the only ones going to great lengths to preserve the Fourth Estate and, in doing so, saving democracy. By Frederick Reese  MintPressNews.com   December 22, 2014 Barrett Brown Photo: Nikki Loehr Occasionally, there are situations More

Tomgram: Engelhardt, Knowledge Is Crime

Too Big to Jail?  Why Kidnapping, Torture, Assassination, and Perjury Are No Longer Crimes in Washington  By Tom Engelhardt   April 20, 2014  TomDispatch.com How the mighty have fallen.  Once known as “Obama’s favorite general,” James Cartwright will soon don a prison uniform and, thanks to a plea deal, spend 13 months behind bars.  Involved in setting up More

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