First Wednesday: WikiLeaks – The US embassy cables

Talk December 1, 2010 7:00 PM

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.