U.S. intelligence was too quick to leak information about the German investigation to The New York Times. It raises the distinct impression that the real culprit is nervous about the investigative work of Seymour Hersh.
WATCH: ‘Snowden,’ ‘Assange’ & ‘Manning’ Arrive in Sydney
The three bronze statues that have been touring the world have arrived in Assange’s home country, where John Shipton, John Pilger, David McBride and other speakers demanded the prime minister tell Joe Biden to release the WikiLeaks publisher.
WATCH: Assange Belmarsh Tribunal in Sydney
UPDATE: Consortium News’ CN Live! broadcasted the Belmarsh Tribunal live from Sydney, Australia on Saturday. Among the speakers were Stella Assange, Yanis Varoufakis, Jennifer Robinson, John Kiriakou and David McBride. Watch the replay.
Winds of New Cold War Howling in the Arctic Circle
Increasingly, writes Vijay Prashad, NATO, with operations based in Norway, is replacing the Arctic Council as a decision-making authority in the region
WATCH: ‘Secret Power’
Italian journalist Stefania Maurizi spoke about her investigations into the Julian Assange case in her new book Secret Power at the Foreign Press Association in London on Monday.
Secret Power: The War on WikiLeaks
Owen Bowcott on Italian investigative journalist Stefania Maurizi’s new book documenting attempts to demonise and destroy Julian Assange and WikiLeaks and her seven-year battle to access government information.
SCOTT RITTER: Pipelines v. USA
Intent, motive and means: People serving life sentences in U.S. prisons have been convicted on weaker grounds than the circumstantial evidence against Washington for the attack on the Nord Stream pipelines.
DIANA JOHNSTONE: Omerta in the Gangster War
The sabotage of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline has virtually announced that the war in Ukraine can only intensify with no end in sight.
Chris Hedges: Fascism is Returning
As in the 1930s, a bankrupt liberalism, grotesque social inequality and declining living standards are empowering fascist movements in Europe and the U.S.
Chris Hedges: NATO — Most Dangerous Military Alliance on Planet
At no time, including the Cuban missile crisis, have we stood closer to the precipice of nuclear war.