August 29, 2012

An Ecuadorean History of the World

The Economist, The Economist

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Rafael Correa is using the Assange case to stake a claim to leadership of the Latin American far-left. He may find the spotlight uncomfortable.

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TAGGED: Rafael Correa, Latin America, Julian Assange, WikiLeaks, Ecuador


August 17, 2012
Assange Has Very Few Friends Left in Sweden
Karin Olsson, The Guardian
Assange's flight from Sweden, a decent democracy, into the arms of Ecuador's megalomanic president is incomprehensible. more ››
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What Is Ecuador's Correa Thinking?
Council on Hemispheric Affairs
Is Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa really saying that we cannot trust the judicial systems in Britain and Sweden? By granting Julian Assange asylum, he has implicitly stated the British judicial process is flawed and that... more ››
If Mr. Correa had any credibility as a defender of press freedom at home, his support for Mr. Assange could be written off as a mere quixotic venture. But his record is one of repeated attacks on free speech in any form. Since... more ››
August 17, 2012
Julian Assange: Pawn in Diplomatic Chess Match
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Sweden wants him. Ecuador just granted him asylum. The British are blocking his exit. And the U.S., he fears, is scheming to get him. more ››