Obama’s Drone Speech: Despite PR Spin, America Not Shifting Away from Treating World as a Battlefield

By: Thursday May 23, 2013 7:10 pm

The speech by President Barack Obama, which touched upon perpetual war, his authority to carry out drone strikes, the efficacy of drones, closing Guantanamo Bay prison, adhering to the rule of law when fighting terrorism and even national security leaks was wide-ranging and bewildering. It was longer than the “State of the Union” address he [...]

WikiLeaks Editor-in-Chief Julian Assange’s Speech from the Ecuador Embassy Balcony in London [TEXT]

By: Sunday August 19, 2012 10:20 am

Text of speech given by Julian Assange, WikiLeaks editor-in-chief, from Ecuador embassy balcony in London on August 19, 2012 I am here today because I cannot be there with you today, but thank you for coming. Thank you for your resolve, your generosity and spirit. On Wednesday night, after a threat was sent to this [...]

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