The Great Debate

The Greek Bruce Willis fights for democracy — and Marxism?

February 15, 2016
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis listens to a conferrer (not pictured) during the Economist Conference on "Europe: The comeback, Greece: How resilient?" in Athens May 14, 2015. Greece's debt is not viable and the country's debt repayments to the European Central Bank should be pushed back, the Greek finance minister said on Thursday. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTX1CWUJ

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis listens at a conference in Athens, May 14, 2015. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Assange has reason to fear U.S. extradition

August 21, 2012

No one is emerging well from the Julian Assange extradition circus playing out in London. As the Wikileaker in chief sits tantalizingly beyond the reach of British police in the Ecuador embassy, he can congratulate himself on a rare trifecta.

from Bernd Debusmann:

A counter-productive WikiLeak

December 3, 2010


Bernd Debusmann is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

WASHINGTON -- Now that WikiLeaks has begun releasing a quarter of a million classified U.S. State Department cables from embassies around the world, a new era is dawning. Political change and reform are inevitable world-wide and at long last, there's a chance for peace and stability in the Middle East. Really.

The WikiLeaks story and criminal liability under the espionage laws

August 26, 2010

The following is  a guest post by Gilead Light, a member of the white collar criminal defense group with law firm Venable LLP in Washington.  He has worked on numerous criminal defense representations, including a jury trial on charges of espionage and other national security violations.