How Would U.S. Prosecutors Go After Assange?

Prosecuting the WikiLeaks founder raises hard questions about U.S. press freedom that may not, at present, be answerable.

Foreign Policy
Nov 19, 2018 · 4 min read
Media gathered in front of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London on May 19, 2017. Photo: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

By Elias Groll

For years, American prosecutors have struggled with what has become a fundamental question of 21st century journalism: how to distinguish…

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