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The Wikileaks Files
The World According to US Empire

Assange, Julian et al
Publisher:  Verso Books
Year Published:  2015  
Pages:  614pp   ISBN:  9781781689448
Library of Congress Number:  E895.W55 2015   Dewey:  327.73009/051 23
Resource Type:  Book

An introduction by Julian Assange exposes the ongoing debates about freedom of information, international surveillance, and justice. With contributions by Dan Beeton, Phyllis Bennis, Michael Busch, Peter Certo, Conn Hallinan, Sarah Harrison, Richard Heydarian, Dahr Jamail, Jake Johnston, Alexander Main, Robert Naiman, Francis Njubi Nesbitt, Linda Pearson, Gareth Porter, Tim Shorrock, Russ Wellen, and Stephen Zunes

Abstract: 
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"The WikiLeaks Files presents expert analysis on the most important cables and outlines their historical importance. In a series of chapters dedicated to the various regions of the world, the book explores the machinations of the United States as it imposes its agenda on other nations: a new form of imperialism founded on varied tactics from torture to military action, to trade deals and "soft power," in the perpetual pursuit of expanding influence. It illustrates the close relationship between government and big business in promoting US trade."

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