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The CIA made plans to kidnap or assassinate Julian Assange of Wikileaks

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The CIA made plans to kidnap and assassinate WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, report Zach Dorfman, Sean D. Naylor and Michael Isikoff, while he was locked up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. The “sketches” for Assange’s disappearance were reportedly done to the liking of Mike Pompeo, Trump’s CIA chief and later secretary of state. Although Assange had already published startling evidence of America’s war crimes and realpolitik, it was his disclosure of secret CIA hacking tools“Just a flash of news compared to the other revelations – that drew murderous ire from the agency.

Some senior officials within the CIA and the Trump administration even discussed killing Assange, even going so far as to request “sketches” or “options” on how to assassinate him. Discussions about Assange’s kidnapping or assassination occurred “at the highest levels” of the Trump administration, a former senior counterintelligence official said. “There seemed to be no limits.”

The talks were part of an unprecedented CIA campaign directed against WikiLeaks and its founder. The agency’s multiple plans also included extensive spying on WikiLeaks associates, sowing discord among the group’s members, and stealing their electronic devices. While Assange had been on the radar of US intelligence agencies for years, these plans for an all-out war against him were sparked by the continued development of WikiLeaks. publication of extraordinarily sensitive CIA hacking tools, collectively known as “Vault 7,” that the agency finally concluded it represented “the largest data loss in CIA history.”

Assange who credibly accused of rape and sexual misconduct by several women in Sweden and he fled to the Ecuadorian embassy in London to avoid extradition to Stockholm, which he believed would eventually hand him over to the United States. offered a presidential pardon by a Trump substitute after helping your campaign) the UK itself ultimately took Assange into custody after the US signaled it was about to launch a formal prosecution. Assange remains imprisoned in England while fighting extradition to the US

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