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By Aaron Kesel
The U.S. Senate is considering a bill that would classify WikiLeaks as a “non-state hostile intelligence service” bundled as part of the 2018 Intelligence Authorization Act. Presumably, that classification would authorize the use of force against WikiLeaks.
“It is the sense of Congress that WikiLeaks and the senior leadership of WikiLeaks resemble a non-state hostile intelligence service often abetted by state actors and should be treated as such a service by the United States,” a section of the Act reads.
The Act almost unanimously passed a Senate panel last month 14-1, rejected by only one man, Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat who staunchly opposed the measure due to the provision that was snuck in about WikiLeaks.
“The language in the bill suggesting that the U.S. government has some unstated course of action against ‘non-state hostile intelligence services’ is equally troubling,” Wyden said in a press release.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions previously said in April that the arrest of WikiLeaks’ publisher Julian Assange was a “priority” for the DOJ.
truth and justice
originally posted by: myselfaswell
a reply to: 727Sky
truth and justice
You can't be serious?
Please, describe me a time & place anywhere on this planet where those things existed concurrently, or consistently individually for that matter.
Don't get me wrong, I agree with your sentiment, but it's doomsville all the way. It is the death of an empire after all.
originally posted by: TrueBrit
a reply to: xuenchen
Which one are we referring to here?
Seems to me that in any one context, regarding any one event or chain thereof, there are far too many strategies being enacted at any one time, to easily pick out which one you might be referring to in any given matter.
Care to clarify?