Opinion: Wikileaks has lost my respect, as they backing Julian Assange's revenge
attack on the USA. Not that I favour either candidate.
Opinion: I have to think this was Julian Assange's plan all along?
The FBI's review of new emails did not uncover any wrongdoing by Democratic
presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and the bureau has not changed its July
recommendation not to charge her, Director James Comey has said.
Julian Assange's Most Incendiary Interview: "Hillary Clinton Is The Central Cog
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Opinion: It seems his plan is just to destabilise USA politics full stop.
EMMA ALBERICI: So just back to the FBI, it says it hasn't found anything, obviously,
that troubles them in particular. But a number of Hillary Clinton's email had been
leaked through Wikileaks and we hear most recently suggestions that Chelsea Clinton's
$3 million wedding was paid for at least in part from the Clinton charitable foundation,
presumably revelations like that will hurt as well?
KIM BEAZLEY: White noise really now in that part of the debate. I think one of the
countervailing effects of the leaks as a source, it is quite clear, according to the heads
of all 17 American intelligence agencies, that this is a product of penetration of the
system by a Russian hackers and then distributed, probably with the Kremlin support.
And Americans do not like being manipulated by foreigners, and particularly Russians. So
that at least has had some degree of an offset, so when people come out with statements
about Chelsea's wedding or whatever, then they say, well, do you want to dance for the
That is the sort of countervailing pressure on that. But talking about unprecedented
things, the unprecedented presidential element of the campaign, and the unprecedented
involvement of Russia in domestic American politics.
EMMA ALBERICI: Over the weekend you said that Wikileaks was leaking on behalf of Putin.
Did you mean they were somehow in cahoots?
KIM BEAZLEY: Well, I think the materials were placed in their hands clearly by a leak from
the Russians. The decision as to how to deploy it would have been calculated by them too.
Contrary to the claims of what they are about as whistle blowing and, and, and
transparency, these haven't been dumped, you know, one could believe that if the day
they received, they dumped it, which is what they normally do.
Instead it has been parcelled out tactically. And in the parcelling out of it tactically
is what lends voracity to that claim.
Opinion: Yes I have seen Wikileaks media report from this morning, and I’m still not