The big boys are really turning out to be bullies again. This time it is the UK, no doubt being pressured by big brother USA and junior partner Sweden. Assange has really hit the spot with his activities and the exposure of truth has a significant price to pay. I am saddened by the UK’s response; that they refuse to let Assange leave the Ecuadorian Embassy without being arrested and extradited to Sweden.
From Sweden, Assange will be sent on to the USA where he could possibly face the death penalty. The embarrassment caused by Assange’s release of ‘sensitive’ material must have really got up the craw of the USA and the UK. Hell, he even let loose a few facts about NZ’s involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan. I cannot think of a time when so much information was made public and for that I thank Assange.
This whole affair exposes lies that the UK and USA are any different from their nemesis in the form of Russia and China. It is time that they stopped crying out that that they represent the ‘free world,’ when if it obvious that the differences they espouse are only a matter of form rather than reality. Hopefully the NZ Government does not link in with the so-called freedom loving west. Somehow, I doubt it. www.authorneilcoleman.com