Did State Department Fail American Peace Activist When She Was Detained at Cairo Airport?

By: Monday March 10, 2014 10:58 am

An American peace activist and co-founder of the group CODEPINK was planning to go to Gaza as part of a delegation on women. However, she flew to Cairo. She was detained in the airport, held for hours and then, before Egyptian security officers tried to deport her, she was roughed up and had her arm [...]

The Banal Justification for Directing the US Surveillance State at World Leaders

By: Friday October 25, 2013 11:54 am

All countries spy on each other. Countries like Brazil, France, Germany and Mexico would not be so upset that they had been spied on by the United States if it had not been made public by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. In fact, countries have learned to look the other way and accept [...]

State Department Refuses to Be Open About Specific Impact of Bradley Manning’s Disclosures

By: Friday August 2, 2013 9:31 am

Pfc. Bradley Manning, who was recently found guilty of nineteen offenses related to his disclosures to WikiLeaks, faces a possible twelve years in prison because of his decision to provide a cache of over 250,000 US State Embassy cables to the media organization. He could be put in prison for ten years for stealing the [...]

The Significance of WikiLeaks’ Recent Release of Diplomatic Cables

By: Saturday August 27, 2011 1:52 pm

(photo: WikiLeaks-Movie) Over the course of the past three days, WikiLeaks has been making headlines again. This time the headlines actually have to do with the work the organization aims to do as opposed to drama media organizations sometimes have played a role in instigating. The media especially news blogs and aggregator web sites have [...]

This Week in WikiLeaks Podcast—Rania Khalek Discusses the Corporate Influence on US Diplomacy

By: Sunday August 14, 2011 11:12 am

For the past months, I have hosted a show called “This Week in WikiLeaks,” where I bring a guest on to talk about a WikiLeaks-related story or to talk about the latest news and updates on WikiLeaks, an organization that provides a lens for understanding so much about how the press, policy and politics, the national [...]

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