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WikiLeaks: Hero or villain?

In The News, 16 March 2017
Cyber, Military Sciences
Context is key to understanding Mr. Assange’s fall from grace. Ewan Lawson, of the Royal United Services Institute in London, explains that back in 2010 Russia was not seen as a major threat and anything that exposed western abuses of power was viewed as “a positive thing”. Now, there is “overwhelming evidence” that the Kremlin is waging an information war against the West, and yet Mr. Assange’s leaks are “only coming from one side”.

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Ewan Lawson
Senior Research Fellow

Ewan Lawson is Senior Research Fellow for Military Influence at the Royal United Services Institute.

He researches a range of... read more