[The Assange Case Isn't about national security, it's about narrative control]]

Posted by Ada Coddington for R3publicans

Julian Assange once said, “The overwhelming majority of information is classified to protect political security, not national security.”

As someone whose life’s work before his imprisonment was combing through documents of an often classified nature, he’d have been in a prime position to know. He’d have seen time and time again how a nation’s citizenry are not under the slightest threat from the secret information in the documents that had been leaked to him from around the world, but that it could damage the reputation of a politician or a government or its military.

read more at https://caitlinjohnstone.com/2021/07/08/the-assange-case-isnt-about-national-security-its-about-narrative-control/

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