by Chris Hedges
Writer, Dandelion Salad
May 6, 2013
This interview is a joint project of Truthdig and The Nation magazine.
LONDON—A tiny tip of the vast subterranean network of governmental and intelligence agencies from around the world dedicated to destroying WikiLeaks and arresting its founder, Julian Assange, appears outside the red-brick building on Hans Crescent Street that houses the Ecuadorean Embassy. Assange, the world’s best-known political refugee, has been in the embassy since he was offered sanctuary there last June. British police in black Kevlar vests are perched night and day on the steps leading up to the building, and others wait in the lobby directly in front of the embassy door. An officer stands on the corner of a side street facing the iconic department store Harrods, half a block away on Brompton Road. […]
Julian Assange – Chris Hedges Embassy Interview May 2013
TheDigitalperipheral on May 6, 2013
Chris Hedges spent two decades as a foreign reporter covering wars in Latin America, Africa, Europe and the Middle East. His latest books are Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt, Death of the Liberal Class, and The World as It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress.
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If I had a wall substantial enough, I would inscribe this entire article with a laser beam for all to see in enormous large print, as an indelible and inerasable testament to the villainy of our time. It will serve as an elegant epitaph to the corrupt and decadent, pornographic cult of US death machinery when it finally destroys itself..
The horror of what these monstrous criminals are perpetrating is beyond description ~ my gut just churns and I dream very dark dreams.