We need leaks about the leaks.
We are used to the story-about-the-story phenomenon about general news items, but there is now a twist to this waiting to happen.
There will necessarily be a difference between what governments say to public and each other about their attitudes and actions regarding Assange. Leaks about these will be telling and newsworthy – and give a very accurate understanding of how dissembling works, and why such secrecy is actually necessary.
Are the publically stated reasons justifying secrecy and the seriousness of Assange’s actions the same as the real reasons?