Op Ed by Julian Assange

“Don’t shoot the messenger for revealing uncomfortable truths,” says Julian Assange, Wikileaks founder, in an op ed piece at The Australian.

People have said I am anti-war: for the record, I am not. Sometimes nations need to go to war, and there are just wars. But there is nothing more wrong than a government lying to its people about those wars, then asking these same citizens to put their lives and their taxes on the line for those lies. If a war is justified, then tell the truth and the people will decide whether to support it.

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