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Re: Assange is off the hook...

Released on 2012-02-28 13:00 GMT

Email-ID 1050427
Date 2010-12-06 05:53:55
It is possible to revoke citizenship on the grounds of being a dickhead
except in Australia, where all of Queensland and a good part of South
Australia, along with all of Sydney Uni would lose their passports.

On 12/05/10 22:42 , Chris Farnham wrote:

Is it possible to revoke some one's citizenship on the grounds of them
being a total dickhead?
I don't care about the other leaks but the ones he has made that
potentially damage Australian interests upset me.
If I thought I could switch this dickhead off without getting done I
don't think I'd have too much of a problem.
BTW, close family friend in Sweden who knows the girl that is pressing
charges tells me that there is absolutely nothing behind it other than
prosecutors that are looking to make a name for themselves. My friend
speaks rather disparagingly about the girl who is claiming molestation.
I also think the whole rape thing is incorrect for if I remember
correctly rape was never the charge.


From: "Marko Papic"
To: "Analyst List"
Sent: Monday, December 6, 2010 12:23:03 PM
Subject: Re: Assange is off the hook...

What a douche.

And I just want to be clear here... I have no problem with the leaks. I
think they're great. And I think it may be good on some level to have
stuff like this come out once in a while. What I can't stand is A) his
ego trip and B) his clear anti-Americanism. Take the time to read the
intro to Cablegate when you get the chance. This guy hates America more
than OBL.

What I love, however, is how nobody in the U.S. is mad about the cables.
Hell, I have a better opinion of State Department diplomats now than I
did before the cables. They actually said a few smart things here and
there. I actually gave them a tip of my hat.

I want to see him try to take on the Russians. He'd be going bald in an
Iceland hospital within days.


From: "Reva Bhalla"
To: "Analyst List"
Sent: Sunday, December 5, 2010 10:11:39 PM
Subject: Re: Assange is off the hook...

should we change our Stratfor motto now?
Predictive, insightful a post-Cablegate world.
On Dec 5, 2010, at 10:05 PM, Marko Papic wrote:

This guy needs to take pills for his ego:

He suggested, not for the first time, that he believes his document
service has had a profound effect on world history: "I believe geopolitics
will be separated into pre- and post-Cablegate phases."

Also, I have a question about this part (this is Assange's lawyer
saying how Wikileaks would release full versions of all files --
including names of spies, etc. -- if harmed):

WikiLeaks, Mr. Stephens said, has "been subject to cyberattacks and
censorship around the world and they need to protect themselves ... This
is what they believe to be a thermonuclear device in the information age."

Let's say the following scenario happens. Assange is arrested and
extradicted to Sweden to face rape charges. Wikileaks releases the
password to the insurance files. Would he not then be directly
endangering U.S. and other country intelligence professionals? Would
it not then be possible to prosecute him for espionage?

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