Added on 20/08/2012
America , Julian Assange , Media freedom , messenger , Mother Jones , Sweden , Thanksgiving , UK government , United Kingdom , United Nations , United States , Wikileaks
ABU MOHAMMED: It’s clear that a lesson is being taught to Julian Assange and anyone else who believes in true freedom of the media
Added on 01/09/2011
Abdullah , Eid Al- Fitr , Ghazi al-Gosaibi , Jeddah , Jeddah consulate , Ministry of Culture and Information , Ramadan , Saudi Arabia , The US ambassador , United States , US embassy , Wikileaks
SAUDI JEANS: A weekend spent in the company of Hurricane Irene allowed me plenty of time to sift through the latest release of Wikileaks cables on Saudi Arabia.
Added on 20/01/2011
Censorship , Europe , Facebook , Internet , Middle East , Online activism , Online community , President , Saudi Ministry of Culture and Information , Social Media , Tunisia , Wikileaks , YouTube
EMAN AL-NAFJAN: Leaders throughout the Arab World are suspicious of new media. Their citizens are using tools not simply to communicate concerns, but campaign for change.
Added on 17/01/2011
Ben Ali , Cablegate , Civil society , Facebook , First Lady , Governor , Journalist , Leila Ben Ali , North Africa , President , Reuters , Tunisia , Twitter , United States , United States government , Washington , Wikileaks , YouTube
JUAN COLE: Cables show that the U.S. was fully aware of the debilitating level of corruption in Tunisia, and its anti-democratic implications.
Added on 06/01/2011
Ashoura , Azerbaijan , Cablegate , Iran , Mahmoud Ahmadinejad , President , US embassy , Wikileaks
DAVID ROBERTS: Under a section titled ‘He who got slapped’ someone from the US Embassy in Baku, Azerbaijan reported the confrontation…
Added on 03/01/2011
Afghanistan , Ahmet Davutoglu , Alexandria , Ali Abdullah Saleh , Ankara , Asia , Avigdor Lieberman , Bush , Christian Church , Damascus , Egypt , Egyptian military , Gaza , Germany , Hamas , Hamid Karzai , Hosni Mubarak , House of Representatives , India , Iran , Iraq , Iraqi army , Islamic Republic of Iran , Israel , Jordan , Justice and Development Party , Kirkuk , Lebanon , MEK , Middle East , Muslim Brotherhood , Netanyahu government , North Atlantic Treaty Organization , Obama administration , Oil , Pakistan , Palestine , Palestine Authority , Paris , President , Republican Party , Swat Valley , Syria , Taliban , Tehran , Turkey , U.S. , United Nations , United Nations Security Council , United States , US government , US military , Washington , West Bank , Wikileaks , Yemen
JUAN COLE: The Obama administration has been successful in tightening the financial noose on Iran during 2010, but Iran could fight back like a cornered rat…
Added on 20/12/2010
Michael J. Totten
Afghanistan , Al Qaeda , America , China , Europe , History , Iraq , Julian Assange , Latin America , Middle East , Mossad , North Atlantic Treaty Organization , Oil , President , Russia , Saddam Hussein , The Financial Times , U.S. government , United States , Wikileaks
MICHAEL J. TOTTEN: Surely somewhere there’d be references to a war for oil in Iraq if the war was, in fact, about oil.
Added on 18/12/2010
Food and Drink , Julian Assange , The Times , United States , Wikileaks
DAVID ROBERTS: In a bitter if somewhat sweet bout of irony the online dating profile of Julian Assange, the man behind the explosion of Wikileaks, has been posted online.
Added on 15/12/2010
Shelina Zahra Janmohamed
anthropologist , California , China , Colonel , Gaddafi , Kim Jong-il , North Korea , President , Prime Minister , Putin , Roman Abramovich , Russia , Sarkozy , The National , Turkmenistan , United States , University of California , US State Department , Wikileaks
SHELINA ZAHRA JANMOHAMMED: We secretly love the utterly trivial gossip that even diplomats exchange. My favourite? Sarkozy’s rabbit chasing…
Added on 10/12/2010
Afghanistan , Ahmet Davutoglu , Barack Obama , Department of State , Ehud Barak , Gaza , Gaza Strip , Geneva , George W. Bush , Hizballah , Iran , Iraq , Israel , Italy , Media organizations , Middle East , Palestinian Authority , Paranoia , President , Prime Minister , Qatar , Ramallah , Recep Tayyip Erdogan , Russia , Silvio Berlusconi , Syria , The Jerusalem Post , The New York Times , Turkey , United States , US Federal Reserve , US government , Vladimir Putin , Washington , Wikileaks
RAMZY BAROUD: Despite their high number, the documents raise many questions, but answer few. Since more are coming, one must wait and see…
Added on 08/12/2010
Afghanistan , Al Hurra , Al Qaeda , Hollywood , Osama Bin Laden , Pentagon , Saddam Hussein , Saudi Arabia , United States , Wikileaks
JAMES MULLAN – American propaganda efforts in their so-called ‘War on Terror’ have been superseded by Hollywood. Are we surprised?
Added on 04/12/2010
Afghanistan , Europe , Iran , Iraq , Israel , Middle East , Pakistan , Saudi Arabia , Tel Aviv , United Nations , United States , United States Army , Washington , Wikileaks
JONATHAN COOK: At work here is a set of global forces that the US, in its hubris, believed it could tame in its own interests. By the early ’90s that arrogance manifested itself in the claim of the “end of history…
Added on 03/12/2010
AK party , Ali Ibrahim , Baghdad , Cablegate , Censorship , Department of State , Editor-in-Chief , Europe , Facebook , international official , Islamic Republic of Iran , Mahmoud Ahmadinejad , Minister of Foreign Affairs , President , Prime Minister , Riyadh , Saudi Arabia , Saudi government , Saudi Press Agency , Tariq Alhomayed , Turkey , United States , US government , Wikileaks
CROSSROADS ARABIA: Saudi media is taking note of the WikiLeaks phenomenon. This piece from Arab News reflects the best and smartest policy that the Saudi government could follow: refuse comment.
Added on 03/12/2010
Matt J. Duffy
Abu Dhabi , Cablegate , Censorship , Dubai , Gulf News , Iran , Local media , Media outlets , North Korea , UAE government , UN Court , United Arab Emirates , Wikileaks
MATT J. DUFFY: I suggest that one—or preferably all—of the UAE’s press outlets compile a simple report analyzing the leaked cables. The report should be published without a byline so no single reporter can be sued.
Added on 30/11/2010
Michael J. Totten
Abdullah , Afghanistan , Arab League , Bahrain , David Petraeus , hysteria , Iran , Iraq , Islamic Republic of Iran , Middle East , Pentagon , Saudi Arabia , U.S. government , United States , Wikileaks
MICHAEL J. TOTTEN: The publication of these leaks is eerily reminiscent of the Pentagon Papers, which exposed a decade-long attempt by U.S. officials to distort and conceal unpalatable truths about Vietnam.
Added on 30/11/2010
Army , Bahrain , Cablegate , Damascus , Deputy Secretary , Doha , Dubai , Egypt , Emir , Hamas , Iran , Israel , Kuwait , Prime Minister , Qatar , Saudi Arabia , Security services , United States , USG , Wikileaks
DAVID ROBERTS: Qatar maintains a close relationship with Iran to safeguard its “trillions of dollars of potential wealth”. Nevertheless, the Head of the Army noted that “we’re neighbours, we’re not friends…”
Added on 29/11/2010
Abdullah , Amman , Baghdad , Clinton , David Hale , Hamas , Hizballah , Iran , Iraq , Iraqi government , Israel , Jordan , Lebanon , Qatar , Shia , Syria , Tehran , U.S. , United States , US embassy , US embassy in Amman , US government , Wikileaks
NASEEM TARAWNAH: One particular cable is a rather clear reflection of its stance and growing concerns regarding Iran – “Beware the Iranian Tentacles … and Cut Them Off,” reads the summary…