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    Wiki Worries

    Oops! In order to prevent leaks over the trial of alleged Wiki-leaker Bradley Manning, e-mail filtering for government prosecutors inadvertently screened out messages from the judge and Manning’s defense team. Another reminder that Wiki War, the competition online for safe and secure communications, is like every other kind of competition—a … More

    If Nobel Were Alive, Would He Take His Prize Back?

    Shocker news: Apparently, you don’t have to do anything to promote the cause of peace to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Bradley Manning, the disturbed young soldier on trial for handing over classified government information to WikiLeaks, has been nominated for the prize. They might as well have … More

    Heritage Expert’s New Book Addresses Battle for the Internet

    Today we have access to vast amount of information at the click of mouse but are also faced with those who seek to steal secrets, disable defenses, or otherwise use the Internet for their own purposes. Heritage’s James Carafano addresses these threats in his new book, Wiki at War: “The … More

    The Trial of Alleged Wikileaks Informant Bradley Manning

    Bradley Manning, the Army private who allegedly leaked classified information to WikiLeaks, starts his trial process today with an Article 32 hearing at Fort Meade in Maryland. Under military law, this is essentially the equivalent of a preliminary hearing in the civilian justice system. Based on the hearing, the investigating … More

    WikiLeaks: Delightful Irony, Rank Hypocrisy, or Both?

    You have to love this story. Apparently, WikiLeaks is plagued by … you guessed it, leaks! Confronted with the fact that some of its volunteers and employees are talking to outsiders about WikiLeaks and about some of the materials it has collected but hasn’t yet published, WikiLeaks is now demanding … More

    WikiLeaking on GITMO

    WikiLeaks, which has been sitting on an enormous cache of classified U.S. government documents, released another batch of materials to U.S. and European news “partners” including The New York Times. According to press reports, the documents include “intelligence assessments of nearly every one of the 779 individuals who have been … More

    Ecuador’s Correa Rashly Expels the U.S. Ambassador

    On April 5, Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa rashly declared the U.S. Ambassador Heather Hodges persona non grata. Hodges has been ordered to leave the country in short order. The U.S. State Department rightly called the action “unjustified.” The reason for Correa’s pique is the unauthorized release via WikiLeaks of a … More

    PODCAST: WikiLeaks, New START, Harming Friends

    Great Britain has been a stalwart ally and friend to the United States, helping us save the world in World Wars I and II, and the Cold War, and is currently helping in our fight against implacable Islamism. Our connection goes deep, which is why the most recent revelation from … More

    Julian Assange: Free for Now

    “It’s great to smell the fresh air of London again” announced infamous WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after he was released on bail this evening in London. While Assange enjoys his limited freedom until his hearing—he’ll be under “mansion arrest” as well as wearing a tracking bracelet—a host of other issues … More

    Podcast: WikiLeaks

    As Julian Assange avoids stepping foot in the United States and cuts off ties to U.S.-based servers for his website, WikiLeaks, what recourse is left for the United States to take? Further, what punishment will Private First Class Bradley Manning, the officer charged with leaking these documents to Assange, face? And … More