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Trump Puts WikiLeaks and Julian Assange in the Crosshairs

London (TeleSUR) – The U.S. has not formally laid charges against Assange, but many within the new administration are signaling a hostile approach. United States Attorney general Jeff Session said the country was stepping up its efforts against leaks and that the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was now a “priority.” While U.S. policy toward Assange still […]

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Wikileaks Releases CIA’s Hacking Toolbox

Washington (GPA) – This morning at 8 a.m., the government transparency advocacy organization Wikileaks released the password to an encrypted zip file and an online archive of the CIA’s hacking arsenal. CIA negligence sees it losing control of all cyber weapons arsenal sparking serious proliferation concerns #Vault7 https://t.co/mHaRNCr3Df pic.twitter.com/lwapDCKYt9 — WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) March 7, 2017 […]

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WaPo’s Factcheck of WikiLeaks Highlights Paper’s Strange View of Facts

(FAIR) Washington – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (Fox News, 1/3/17) again denied that the leaked e-mails he published during the election came from Russia—an assertion contradicted by many anonymous US intelligence officials. “We can say, we have said repeatedly over the last two months, that our source is not the Russian government, and it is not […]

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Key Takeaways From the Senate Hearing on ‘Russian Hacking’

(GPA) Washington D.C. – Today the Senate Armed Services Committee hosted hearings on the accusations of Russian hacking during the 2016 presidential election. While no concrete conclusions were reached, a lot of accusations were thrown around. Most noticeable from this morning’s hearings the major differences between president-elect Donald Trump and other members of the Republican […]

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Wikileaks Reveal Scope of Turkish Connection to IS and Media Crackdown

(GPA) Ankara – On Monday, Wikileaks released a batch of almost 58,000 emails sent and received by Turkish president Recep Erdogan’s son-in-law Berat Albayrak. The release, termed by Wikileaks as ‘Berat’s box’ includes thousands of emails detailing Albayrak’s dealings as the Turkish Minister of Energy. The emails encompass a span of sixteen years beginning April […]

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Wikileaks Confirms U.S. Directly Provided Training & Weapons in Yemen

(GPA) The Yemen Files – Wikileaks has released over 500 documents concerning the United States’ involvement in Yemen’s civil war including over 200 PDF files and 300 emails from State Department officials dating back to 2009 with training plans and weapons shipments intensifying in 2013 leading up to the current conflict. This new release proves […]

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The Clinton Foundation Accepted a $1 Million Gift from Qatar

(teleSUR) The foundation refused to comment on the revelation last month but has finally confirmed the truth. In the horde of emails concerning U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton exposed by Wikileaks last month, it was revealed that yet another abysmally high donation from a foreign donor was made to the Clinton Foundation. This week […]

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Assange’s Internet Cut to Keep Ecuador Out of US Elections: FM

(TeleSUR) – The Foreign Ministry of Ecuador said Tuesday that the government had temporarily restricted Julian Assange’s access to the communication system in its embassy in the U.K. in order to not interfere in the electoral process in the U.S. According to the Foreign Ministry, “The government of Ecuador respects the principle of non-intervention in the affairs […]