The following is an exclusive article from The Dissenter Newsletter. Thank you for supporting independent journalism on whistleblowers, press freedom, and government secrecy. Deprived of a public interest defense by an Australian court, former military lawyer and whistleblower David McBride pleaded guilty to offenses that stemmed from his disclosure of
Support independent journalism on whistleblowers, government secrecy, and press freedom-related issues. Become a subscriber of The Dissenter. The continued prosecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has the potential to create serious diplomatic problems for the United States. Last week, during the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly, two
This article was funded by paid subscribers of The Dissenter Newsletter. Become a monthly paid subscriber to help us publish more articles from guest contributors. Ministers and security officials in Australia, Sweden, and the United Kingdom have coordinated with the United States to develop new espionage laws. Each of the
"We knew it was a debacle. Everybody knew. There was a culture of silence to cover it up, and the politicians were never really trying to win the war."