By revealing confidential documents to the public, Chelsea Manning set an example to future whistleblowers. She went ahead without fear of severe punishment, including the death penalty, Annie Machon, former MI5 intelligence officer, told RT.
The Trump administration doesn’t want Americans to access the truth about what’s happening in Syria or North Korea, that’s why the CIA is trying to demonize WikiLeaks which consistently brings truth to the people, says Arvin Vohra of the Libertarian Party.
US animosity directed at Russia is misdirected anger, said Larry Johnson, retired CIA and State Department official. The propaganda plays upon the ignorance of US people, who know little of Russia and the history of its relations with the US, he added.
Swedish Chief Prosecutor Ingrid Isgren has arrived at Ecuador's London embassy to question WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange, following a prolonged deadlock in an alleged rape case opened in Sweden more than six years ago.
It would be very helpful if Julian Assange could perhaps give some indication, without revealing his sources, how he got hold of the Clinton email information, human rights activist Peter Tatchell told RT.