is the wikileaks founder a traitor or hero?

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    he released tons of classified info (traitor) while on the other hand he exposed war crimes and other criminal acts that had been covered up (hero)

    so which is it?
     
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    Considering wikileaks record of misrepresentation, claiming they exposed war crimes is a bit of a stretch.

    In any case, weakening our country in a time of war is beyond the pale. The wikileaks founder is most certainly not a hero. An immature thug at best, a traitor at worst.
     
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    if he or she has committed treason, why haven't they been charged with treason or for that matter....any crime? if they have broken the law, where are the charges and what laws?
     
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    I wouldn't say he was a hero but to call him a traitor is ludicrous! At most he exposed the world to the ugly side of war...
     
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    UM I was under the impression wikileaks was from the UK? so how are they committing treason against the USA?

    I was heard that they simply posted them, someone Leaked the documents to them, that would be your traitor.
     
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    Hosted in Sweden actually and run by an Australian. Originally founded by Chinese dissidents and journos.
     
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    Last time I checked, Australia was a U.S. ally with troops in Afghanistan.
     
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    ALL I can say is if even ONE soldier dies from this, then they have the blood on their hands.

    Those rock throwers are tricky, evil bastards, and will do anything to kill our American and British soldiers

    And yes, WAR IS UGLY!

    I want all the troops home now! :eusa_pray:
     
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    Umm, so what. They still can not be charged with Treason against the USA, as they are not AMERICANS.

    Anyways as I pointed out, they did not steal the damn papers, Someone who had access to them leaked them to wikileaks Who Posted them Online. That someone is the person or persons who may or may not have committed treason.

    You are focusing in the wrong direction.
     
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    Neither.
    He's an opportunist who initially released the info to the NY Times, England's The Guardian, and Germany's Der Spiegel, before posting the info on his website.
    All, NATO partners, coincidentally.
     
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