The Heat: U.S. & whistleblowers

The Heat

The founder of Wikileaks, Julian Assange, is still being held at a high-security London prison.

He faces sweeping espionage charges in the United States – 18 counts of illegally obtaining, receiving and disclosing classified information.

All told, the charges add up to a possible 175 years in prison. Documents he published relating to Iraq and Afghanistan revealed evidence of war crimes.

Nicole Johnston has the details of this legal battle, from London.

To discuss:

  • William Binney is a former technical director at the U.S. National Security Agency.
  • Michael Daugherty is the founder of The Justice Society and author of “The Devil Inside the Beltway”, a book about U.S. government’s surveillance and overreach.
  • John Sitilides is a Geopolitical Strategist at Trilogy Advisors.
  • Bruce Fein is a constitutional lawyer and expert on international law.

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