Props to the filmmakers for showing the Collateral Murder video and reminding people of that and of what Private Manning risked in order to release the video and subsequent documents.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Thursday September 1, 2011 5:38 pm|
The apparent summary executions of ten Iraqis, including five children, by Multinational Forces (MNF) that raided a home on March 15, 2006, have been receiving wide media attention as a result of a previously classified US State Embassy communications log from Philip Alston, UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Tuesday August 30, 2011 5:12 pm|
There’s been a sudden explosion of interest in Wikileaks cables down under, after every single one of the US diplomatic cables on Australia was suddenly released online to the public this week. While hardened Aussie journalists insist there are no major “bombshells,” plenty of intriguing new stories are now exploding onto the media landscape. Overall, the US cables reveal a sovereign nation absurdly subservient to US foreign policy, with Australian ministers queuing to discuss confidential party deliberations with their friends in the US embassy.
|By: emptywheel Tuesday March 29, 2011 5:24 pm|
After explaining that Manning, if convicted, “should spend a long, long time in prison,” and then claiming that the overall narrative of the State Department cables shows a story of “rightdoing,” P. J. Crowley describes how Manning’s treatment undermines our own strategic narrative.
|By: emptywheel Saturday March 5, 2011 12:20 pm|
n January, I did a timeline of the key dates revealed in Manning’s July 6, 2010 charging document. I wanted to put the timeline laid out in yesterday’s charging document side-by-side with the earlier one to identify what new details there are, presumably showing us what the government has learned since July, as well as the chronology of when the government alleges Bradley Manning accessed and leaked particular documents.
Here’s what the government appears to believe happened…