This article was funded by paid subscribers of The Dissenter Newsletter. Become an annual paid subscriber to help us continue our independent journalism. A group of journalists and lawyers, who visited WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange while he was living under political asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy, sued the CIA and
Former CIA director Mike Pompeo, who could not stop thinking about how to kill Assange | Photo by Gage Skidmore [https://www.flickr.com/photos/gageskidmore/51329197001/sizes/c/]There were no criminal prosecutions for anyone in the Central Intelligence Agency when they operated a torture program. The White House under
Whistleblowers called the January 11 speech a "publicity stunt," "political propaganda," and a "gross misuse of government resources."