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FBI explains how Julian Assange may escape prosecution. And Chelsea Manning is key.

An FBI agent has made it clear that, regarding charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, further testimony from whistleblower Chelsea Manning will be critical to achieving a successful prosecution. Because if Manning keeps refusing to testify to the courts, the … Continue reading

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Assange’s Australian legal adviser tells The Canary ‘We are now all on notice’

It is often forgotten that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is an Australian citizen, who had his passport renewed late last year by then foreign minister Julie Bishop. Both his mother and father live in Australia. But because he’s a citizen … Continue reading

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Insider reveals likely players behind the Guardian’s ‘fake’ Assange-Manafort story

In an extensive interview, a former Ecuadorian diplomat says he assumes that intelligence contractors were a source of the smear which claimed former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort had visited WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. This follows an exclusive Canary article in … Continue reading

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Forget ‘fake news’, prepare for fake peace as Trump’s Mid-East endgame looms

  Power games in the Middle East are seldom about fighting terrorism or securing human rights. They’re about oil, and who controls its supply. But an endgame in the Syrian conflict may now be in sight. And that endgame is likely … Continue reading

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A very American coup plays out, as Russian cyber experts arrested and ex-KGB chief found dead

US president Donald Trump is facing legal challenges to his “extreme vetting” order, which freezes immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries and temporarily bans refugees. Elsewhere, a lesser publicised but highly significant drama is taking place. And it could undermine the … Continue reading

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