As I’ve done for over six months (with one week off recently), I’m updating news and views on all things WikiLeaks and Bradley Manning all day, with new items added at the top. All times ET. Contact me at email@example.com. Read about my books The Age of WikiLeaks in print or as an e-book, and Bradley Manning: Truth and Consequences as e-book here and print here.
7:50 Is Adrian Lamo talking too much and putting case against Manning in jeopardy? And what’s this about hacking?
7:40 Ellsberg defends Manning again, Christian Science Monitor covers.
4:15 McClatchy with new cables: Revealing security worries about vital Saudi oil storage. Major al-Qaeda attack thwarted but big worries remain. Only god saved them?
4:05 Read non-redacted Pentagon Papers here.
4:00 Dan Ellsberg: What we need released today are the Pentagon Papers of Iraq and Afghanistan
2:35 Have not updated for a few hours due to glitch in system (for me) here, hope this launches…
11:45 For 40th anniv of Pentagon Papers, my new piece (http://bit.ly/ktdGyb ) on Ellsberg’s prescient 2002 warnings on Iraq, the media and whistleblowers.
11:35 Marcy Wheeler with new take on collapse of case against NSA whistleblower Thomas Drake. http://www.thenation.com/article/161376/government-case-against-whistleblower-thomas-drake-collapses
9:40 New Boston support group for WikiLeaks. Note: Nation site having trouble for me with embedded links today so here it is plain: http://t.co/BxyIUnK Also, updated plans for protest of grand jury probe in Virginia this Wednesday: http://t.co/E28GBIK
8:10 Twitter back-and-forth between Manning / WikiLeaks backer David House @lockean and Assange critic David Leigh @davidleigh3 of The Guardian, relating to more attacks on Assange in the CNN doc.
7:40 Palin supporters suspected of hacking Twitter feed for company that supplied the Palin emails last Friday to msnbc.com. Tweets hailed Palin, hit Obama, etc. Hole in app involving Facebook blamed.