As I’ve done for more than five months, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
UPDATE: Go here for the Monday version of this blog.
* SUNDAY *
7:10 Why WikilLeaks needed: Congress Votes to Keep Files on Argentina Regime Secret.
5:00 Gitmo expert Andy Worthington with new series: "The Unknown Prisoners (Part I of 5)."
11:15 Of course, there is WikiLeaks angle and revelation in cable, in NYT‘s big scoop on Blackwater "army." You’ll find it in middle of story. “He sees the logic of war dominating the region, and this thinking explains his near-obsessive efforts to build up his armed forces,” said a November 2009 cable from the American Embassy in Abu Dhabi. Paging Jeremy Scahill!
9:55 Not a WikiLeaks book but happy about it all the same: My book "Why Obama Won," on the wild campaign of 2008 — and lessons for today — finally re-published as an e-book today, check it out. Of course, you can still find it in print, as well.
9:05 Correction: I earlier reported that blogger atTelegraph ("London paper that partnered with WikiLeaks after its break with The Guardian") now slams Assange over "confidentiality" contract. Actually the Telegraph in question is Australian news site.
* SATURDAY *
11:20 ACLU with new video on its lawsuit against U.S. over seizure of David House’s laptop.
7:45 Wikileaks: U.S. Knew About Plans to Bring Former Peruvian Dictator to Power
8:05 "Collateral Sounds" musical "soundtrack" to "the WikiLeaks phenomenon" by Collin Ruffino (and band NiveHive) — listen here plus interview with him.
7:30 Interview with Assange attorney Mark Stephens on "defending WikiLeaks."