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.
The Great Debate
from Bernd Debusmann:
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 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.