WikiLeaks brags that its latest release of documents is "embarrassing to Syria, but it is also embarrassing to Syria's opponents."
Because that's what you want to do, WikiLeaks: embarrass the people who are trying to stop the Syrian regime from engaging in all-out war on its own population.
Just to underline WikiLeaks' disgusting moral relativism, Julian Assange states that the so-called Syria Files "helps us not merely to criticise one group or another, but to understand their interests, actions and thoughts. It is only through understanding this conflict that we can hope to resolve it." Right. Because Assad's decades of well-documented torture and totalitarian control and the overt connivance of rogue regimes doesn't help us understand what's really going on.
Those emails better be dynamite. They better show incontrovertible evidence that Western governments have bankrolled, militarized and diplomatically controlled Syria for the past forty years. Otherwise, this appears to be a huge distraction and publicity stunt, of no great value to anyone except a dictator who wants to put the rest of the world on their back foot.
We haven't yet had a chance to look though the new trove of information (which hopefully will not expose more innocents...More >>