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The Pre-Charge Punishment of Julian Assange

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When I went to London to interview him in the embassy this week, Assange asserted his belief that this pretrial phase is serving as both punishment and deterrent, and that Sweden is acting as a surrogate for the United States, which wants him jailed to stop the work of WikiLeaks. Assange asserted his belief that this pretrial phase is serving as both punishment and deterrent, and that Sweden is acting as a surrogate for the United States, which wants him jailed to stop the work of WikiLeaks.

Time to Tame the Monster

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The CIA now admits that it spied on a Senate investigation into the agency's shameful program of secret detention and torture. Do we need any more proof that the spooks are out of control?

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During his interview with NBC's Brian Williams that will air Wednesday night, whistle-blower Edward Snowden says he was trained as a spy in the traditional sense, and defends his very impressive resume in that regard.

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