U.S. Tries to Build Case for Conspiracy by WikiLeaks

Charlie Savage / New York Times: U.S. Tries to Build Case for Conspiracy by WikiLeaks  —  WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors, seeking to build a case against the WikiLeaks leader Julian Assange for his role in a huge dissemination of classified government documents, are looking for evidence of any collusion in his early contacts … Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Beth Wellington - Dec 16, 2010 - 6:13 AM PST
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Edited by: Beth Wellington - Dec 16, 2010 - 8:53 PM PST

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Charlie Savage is the premiere journalist for stories involving civil liberties. You may remember that it was he who first reported on George Bushes signing statements, when he was still at the Boston Globe--for which he received the 2007 Pulitzer. He is also the author of a book, Takeover: The Return of the Imperial Presidency and the Subversion of American Democracy.

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