The week in WikiLeaks Press

This Week in the Press: 5 – 18 April, 2012

This Week in the Press: 5 – 18 April, 2012

Cables describe Pakistan’s lack of evidence for convicting Lashkar-e-Taiba leaders for involvement in the Mumbai 2008 attacks. ‘Invisible Children’ confirms a report from a leaked cable on the organization’s information exchange with the Ugandan government. The US State Department has drastically changed its system for protecting classified information since Cablegate. A Zimbabwe army brigadier faces charges for comments attributed to him in WikiLeaks cables. Subject Index


This Week in the Press: 29 March – 4 April, 2012

Graffiti calling for a raise in the minimum wage. The letters 'UN' are crossed out, ostensibly in protest of the UN MINUSTAH peacekeeping force. [Photo by Ansel Herz]

Cable analysis reveals the US’ struggle to maintain its influence around the globe, particularly in Russia, China, and Iran. In Africa, politicians criticize each other in private and an Ethiopian journalist translates and analyzes the cables in Amharic. US ambassador criticizes human rights toll during Sri Lanka civil war. Chinese telecommunications company Huawei was under investigation by Australian authorities in 2008. Subject index


This Week in the Press: 22 – 28 March, 2012


Independent journalist Abdulelah Haider Shaye is still incarcerated for his story on how a US drone strike in Yemen killed civilians, backed up by WikiLeaks cables. Stratfor emails contain extensive discussion of a potential attack on Iran. Other emails discussed the importance of Spain’s 15-M protest leaders. Columbia newspaper El Espectador was a Stratfor source for Colombian news, and was also a former WikiLeaks media partner for Cablegate. Subject index


This Week in the Press: 15 – 21 March, 2012

This Week in the Press: 15 – 21 March, 2012

Stratfor emails discuss how Mossad infiltrated businesses and a global nonprofit organization. Ta Nea reports that the Greek Pasok party purposefully inflated the budget deficit in 2009. Cables from Mexico are reported to have predicted the decline in Mexico’s oil production and USG concerns. Stratfor reported on Venezuela’s declining oil production. A former Blackwater director was a key Strlatfor informant. Subject index


This Week in the Press: 8 – 14 March, 2012

Anti-IMF austerity protests in Greece, 1st May 2010

Stratfor emails reveal discussions on the Greek economic crisis, US funding of Greece and the Cypriot secret service, and the tension between Cyprus and Turkey over natural gas production in the Mediterranean. Paraguay government responds to media reports on Stratfor emails detailing a dispute over the treatment of Brazilian soybean farmers in Paraguay. The emails show how Stratfor closely followed the plans of Jared Cohen, director of Google Ideas, and...


This Week in the Press: 1 – 7 March, 2012

Soldiers in Gori. Photo by

The Global Intelligence Files, a database of emails released by WikiLeaks from the private intelligence firm Stratfor, have spawned analysis and critiques on the true nature of private intelligence firms, their view of intelligence as a marketable product, and who pays for such intelligence. During the week following the GIFiles release, hundreds of articles have been published citing Stratfor intelligence on international relations and conflicts.  As mentioned extensively in the...