As I’ve done for more than seven weeks, I will be updating news and views on all things WikiLeaks all day, with new items added at the top. All times are ET in USA. Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Information on some of my books here.
UPDATE Tuesday’s blog now up here.
11:45 Foreign Policy post calls Palestine Papers not WikiLeaks but NastyLeaks — passed along by "disgruntled" Palestinains eager to sabotage leadership in peace talks.
10:50 From Japan Times: Waiting for WikiLeaks dam to break in Japan.
10:45 From NYT: Hillary Clinton goes to Mexico but refuses to discuss the embarrassing Wiki cables on drug war at press conference.
8:10 Big news from NBC tonight: Military admits it can’t link Bradley Manning to Assange. Also: "The officials told NBC News that a U.S. Marine commander did violate procedure when he placed Manning on ‘suicide watch’ last week." .
6:50 More attacks on Al Jazeera and the Palestine Paper leaks from Palestinian leaders today. AP report: "The Palestinians now have their own version of a WikiLeaks scandal.President Mahmoud Abbas and his aides went on the attack Monday, accusing Al-Jazeera television of lies and distortions in publishing the so-called Palestine Papers… Despite the angry denials, the hunt was on for the leaker.
"On Monday, an angry crowd of about 250 Palestinians gathered outside the West Bank’s main Al-Jazeera office, with some smashing the station’s logo and glass panels in the front door. In the search for the leak, suspicion fell on low-level employees from a support office for Palestinian negotiators. Palestinian intelligence searched computer files in the office Monday, but it was not clear if any arrests were made."
6:45: WikiLeaks reportedly gets full support from largely Arab audience at Doha. Desbate descibed pro and con.
6:05 PDF forum (I hyped it below) just started live streaming here, with Birgitta Jonsdottir, Clay Shirky, Floyd Abrams, more. Birgitta beaming in via Skype and she explains that she’d like to be there but her attorneys advised she should not risk comig to USA due to the Twitter subpoenas.
6:00 Jane Hamsher on MSNBC: Bradley Manning’s Abuse Will Only Stop When People Ask Questions