Julian Assange, co-founder and spokesperson for WikiLeaks, discusses the chain of events shown on the “Collateral Murder” WikiLeaks video, military rules of engagement that have enough flexibility to make them essentially unenforceable, how the Apache pilots exaggerated threats in order to obtain permission to open fire and why in Iraq – a country where nearly everyone owns an AK-47 – an Iraqi carrying a weapon is all the justification needed by the US military to kill everyone in the vicinity.
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Julian Assange is the public face of WikiLeaks. He may also be the founder and director. More biographical information is available in this piece in the London Times.