As he awaits a British court’s decision about whether to extradite him to Sweden to face sexual-assault charges, Assange is speaking about the documents he has yet to release on Israel. The country survived Wikileaks’ massive “intelligence dump” last summer relatively unscathed, but could sustain more damage from the 6,000 documents Assange claims he’ll release in the near future.
Demonstrating his flair for suspense, the Australian Assange refused to get too specific about what the documents contain, but said they cover a wide range of topics, including Israel’s efforts to prevent Iran from gaining nuclear weapons. Other subjects include its efforts to rescue soldier Gilad Schalit from captivity in Gaza, as well as its potential involvement in assassinations of key Hezbollah and Hamas operatives in Dubai and Damascus.
In addition to information that could potentially damage the Mossad and Israeli army, the documents may also embarrass Israel’s secret allies, detailing what the article describes as unexpectedly tight intel… >>>