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‘Race we must win’: US spies desperate to beat China on 5G

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The US intelligence community is pushing for American dominance of 5G technology, citing “national security” implications if China gets there first. President Donald Trump has said US “cannot allow” such a thing to happen. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) tweeted out a reminder on Tuesday that if the US doesn’t step Read More

Assange arrest shows Moreno ‘CIA asset,’ turning country into ‘vassal’ state – Ecuador’s former FM

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The decision of Ecuador’s government to terminate Julian Assange’s asylum is “savagery” and has heavily damaged the dignity of the county, which caved in to the US as if it was its “vassal,” former FM Ricardo Patino told RT. The former official, who is a vocal supporter of the WikiLeaks co-founder, believes the arrest of Read More

Ecuador turns to Interpol to arrest former foreign minister & Assange supporter Patino

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The former foreign minister of Ecuador will be placed on Interpol’s Red Notice list, after fleeing the country for fear of prosecution, as the government of Lenin Moreno continues to crack down on Julian Assange’s supporters. “The attorney general’s office began a criminal process against Ricardo Patino for the alleged crime of instigation,” the office Read More

WikiLeaks calls for unredacted Mueller report

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WikiLeaks has called for the US Justice Department to remove some of its redactions to the Mueller report, claiming that the blanked-out sentences only fuel conspiracy theories about WikiLeaks’ role in Trump’s election. “WikiLeaks has always been confident that this investigation would vindicate our groundbreaking publishing of the 2016 materials, which it has. We disapprove Read More

Stalin, Lenin, Gorbachev: ‘Soviet leaders’ surface in far-flung parts of modern world politics

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Decades after the Soviet Union’s collapse, some of its most famous names are still active in politics. In unexpected parts of the world, Lenin, Gorbachev and Stalin are alive and kicking. Coincidences and weird naming conventions have brought about the resurrection of some of the most famous Soviet leaders – and they’ve strayed pretty far Read More

EU passes law on protecting whistleblowers (and facilitators) … days after Assange’s arrest

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Don’t say bureaucrats in Brussels don’t appreciate irony. Following the arrest in London of Julian Assange, the co-founder of whistleblowing site WikiLeaks, MEPs overwhelmingly voted for a law on protecting whistleblowers. Assange is facing extradition to the US, where he is wanted for allegedly facilitating the leak of confidential US documents by former US Army Read More

Journalists willing participants in Ecuador’s attempt at Assange character assassination

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Ecuador’s attempted character assassination of whistleblower Julian Assange stepped up since his arrest last week, with officials offering various excuses to justify his expulsion — and the media has been eagerly lapping it up. Apparently more interested in (allegedly) salacious details of Assange’s almost seven-year exile inside the west-London embassy, members of the UK and Read More

Ecuador accuses Assange of ‘misbehavior’ to justify his arrest – lawyer

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The Ecuadorian authorities have fabricated claims about Julian Assange’s alleged “gross misbehavior” at its embassy as a pretext to surrender him to the UK police, the WikiLeaks founder’s lawyer said. “The first thing to say is Ecuador has been making some outrageous allegations,” Assange’s lawyer, Jennifer Robinson, told Sky News on Sunday following the Read More

Venezuelan ex-spy chief who defected to Guaido arrested on US drug trafficking warrant in Spain

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The former chief of Venezuela’s military intelligence – and the highest-ranking military officer to defect to the US-backed opposition – has been nabbed in Spain on a US warrant for allegedly trafficking tons of cocaine. Hugo Carvajal was arrested by Spanish police in Madrid on Friday and faces extradition to the US, where he was Read More