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One Think Tank, Four Views on WikiLeaks

December 15, 2010 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

One Think Tank, Four Views on WikiLeaks

pic of wikileaks flyerYou might assume that the progressive community agrees about the revelatory usefulness of WikiLeaks disclosures. The public has the right to know, right? A recent discussion among IPS research fellows, however, indicated that there are many competing views. So we decided to open the discussion to the public.

You’re invited to a roundtable discussion with IPS fellows Phyllis Bennis, Sanho Tree, Daphne Wysham, as well as Emira Woods, co-director of the Institute’s Foreign Policy In Focus project, where they will provide assessments regarding the pros and cons of the release of documents on WikiLeaks. What negative and/or positive outcomes could result from the WikiLeaks disclosures? What actually can and can’t be assessed from the information disclosed so far? What are the context, motivations, and/or omissions that are not being talked about? How should and will the U.S. government respond? This interdisciplinary look at WikiLeaks’ State Department disclosure will include a Middle East expert, an Africa expert, a diplomatic historian, and a climate change expert.

You can also participate in the event via a live web stream here!

Streaming will start 10 minutes before the event begins and our online audience will be able to ask questions.


December 15, 2010
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Netfa Freeman, IPS


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