As I’ve done for over six months, I’m updating news and views on 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 and print. Just out: first e-book edition of my book Why Obama Won, and Lessons for 2012.
UPDATE: Here is the Friday edition of this blog.
5:40 Fascinating and surprising NYT piece, via Greenwire, on what WikiLeaks cables show about one of the world’s "most wanted" enivornmental bad guys. "New insight into the international tug of war over Pluimers can be found in a diplomatic cable released earlier this year by the anti-secrecy website Wikileaks. That cable, written in 2006 by officials at the U.S. embassy in The Hague, indicates that Pluimers simply has too much influence with high-ranking Dutch officials to be handed over to U.S. authorities."
5:30 David House calls this "the best interview with Julian Assange that I’ve seen in the past two years: http://t.co/YxgNf8S ."
10:05 I’ve been following the saga of Andrew Marshall (left) and his explosive Thai story—just posted last night—and now here is his account of why he did it, including that it “cost me my job at Reuters.”
10:00 Top Dominicans admit charges in WikiLeaks cables true—including buying apartment from drug dealer.
8:30 Glenn Greenwald just up with piece on James Risen of NYT, his subpoena, and “climate of fear” during Obama administration.