First Wednesday: WikiLeaks – The US embassy cables
Following the release this weekend of 251,287 confidential United States embassy cables, this month’s First Wednesday debate will focus on the revelations of this latest leak from whistle-blower website WikiLeaks. We will be joined by:
WikiLeaks spokesperson Kristinn Hrafnsson;
Professor Colleen Graffy, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy, US State Department and law professor, Pepperdine University;
James Ball a data journalist who has been working with WikiLeaks;
Sir Richard Dalton, associate fellow of the Middle East and North Africa programme at Chatham House;
The discussion will be chaired by author and broadcaster Tom Fenton.