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New York Times Assange

What Is an Assange? Part 2

John Cusack | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics
John Cusack

Recently, I sat down with George Washington Law School professor and constitutional scholar Jonathan Turley and my close friend Kevin McCabe to discuss WikiLeaks' impact on transparency, the government's response, and the comparison to the Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg.

Secrecy and National Security Whistleblowing

Daniel Ellsberg | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics
Daniel Ellsberg

The mystique of secrecy in the universe of national security, even beyond the formal apparatus of classification and clearances, is a compelling deterrent to whistleblowing and thus to effective resistance to gravely wrongful or dangerous policies.