Has Assange of WikiLeaks actually committed a crime?
One of the problems the Americans face - unless they adopt the 'stealth bullet in the back of the head approach' being suggested by some in the US and Canada, call in an air strike or ‘'use a drone' to hunt him down - is proving that WikiLeaks' Julian Assange has actually committed a crime for which he can be tried and then punished. 1. There does not appear to be a crime on the US statute books which Assange can be tried under - unless they invoke the Espionage Act of 1917, and for this to work the prosecution would have to prove Assange encouraged the leak and conspired with his inside source to disgorge the documents.
One of the problems the Americans face – unless they adopt the ‘stealth bullet in the back of the head approach’ being suggested by some in the US and Canada, call in an air strike or ‘’use a drone’ to hunt him down – is proving that WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange has actually committed a crime for which he can be tried and then executed punished.
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