Unlike Germany and France, for instance, which at times reluctantly follow Washington’s orders, Britain is an eager co-participant in U.S. adventurism, says Joe Lauria.
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How the Establishment Functions
Just as Jimmy Savile was to be protected over actual sex crime, Keir Starmer knew that Julian Assange was to be persecuted over fake sex crime, writes Craig Murray.
Craig Murray: Your Man in the Courtroom — Is There an Exit?
The technical point certified for appeal by the High Court to the Supreme Court may be the screen behind which the British Establishment is sidling slowly towards an exit in the Assange case.
Assange Applies For Appeal to UK Supreme Court
The imprisoned publisher must first ask the High Court that his appeal to the Supreme Court be approved as a point of law of general public importance.
Would Assange’s Stroke Have Mattered to the High Court?
If the High Court knew that Julian Assange suffered a stroke on Oct. 27, the first day of the U.S. appeal hearing, would it have altered the court’s decision to allow his extradition?, asks Joe Lauria.
Democracy Dying in the Darkness of the Assange Case
The establishment figures on the bench took American promises as “solemn undertakings from one government to another” because Assange is too important to let go, writes Joe Lauria.
High Court Allows Assange Extradition, Quashing His Discharge
The High Court allowed the U.S. appeal to reverse an order not to extradite Julian Assange and to send the case back to magistrate’s court.
US Appeal Decision on Assange on Friday at High Court
The ruling by the High Court in London on the U.S. appeal in the case of Julian Assange will come in court at 10:15 am London time Friday, WikiLeaks said.
What’s Next for Julian Assange?
The High Court has heard the U.S. appeal. It can agree with it, dismiss it or send it back to Magistrate’s Court. Joe Lauria looks at the possibilities.
WATCH: Hedges & Lauria on Assange Hearing
On his show On Contact, journalist Chris Hedges interviews CN Editor Joe Lauria on the two-day U.S. appeal hearing seeking to overturn an order not to extradite WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange to Virginia.