** SUNDAY **
10:45 NBC Nightly News tonight visits Bradley Manning’s hometown. A former Marine says he should be executed. Others are not much more sympathetic. Lester Holt suggests some feel that DADT might have contributed to the gay Manning decision to leak. Here’s the transcript at rightwing site Newsbusters.
8:15 Great Guardian piece on cables depicting global effort to keep nuclear genie in the bottle and combat smugglers etc. "The leaked US cables reveal the constant, largely unseen, work by American diplomatic missions around the world to try to keep the atomic genie in its bottle and forestall the nightmare of a terrorist nuclear attack. The leaked cables tell hair-raising tales of casks of uranium found in wicker baskets in Burundi, a retired Russian general offering to sell "uranium plates" in Portugal, and a radioactive Armenian car on the Georgian border."
7:25 Useful Foreign Policy summary of what cables have shown beyond big name countries and allies—the various "failed states" and those off the radar. And how the cables may change things.
7:15 Claim by attorney at Huff Post that the man behind Sweden going after Assange is ….Karl Rove.
5:35 Shocking cables from this past January on Yemeni security of nuclear stockpile—guard missing, security camera broken. "A senior government official in Yemen warned US diplomats that poor security at the country’s main store of radioactive products could allow dangerous material to fall into the hands of terrorists, according to a leaked US embassy cable."
5:15 Cables show US pressured Australia to take admit one of Saddam’s biological weapons scientists—Aussies refused.
3:10 NYT tech column warning about US going after WikiLeaks—there would be "collateral damage," and on US side.