WBEZ | espionage http://www.wbez.org/tags/espionage Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Examining the fallout from the WikiLeaks controversy http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/examining-fallout-wikileaks-controversy <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org//107349282.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>The Wikileaks release of State department documents takes transparency and whistle-blowing to a new level.</p><p>Clearly there&rsquo;s a wide range of opinion about the revelations. Wikileaks is a hero to some and a terrorist organization to others. The media is lapping up the revelations giving the world a snap shot behind the closed doors of the diplomatic world.</p><p>A CBS poll said 60 percent of people believe it will have a damaging impact for the US.</p><p>Today, we&rsquo;ll have a few guests&rsquo; thoughts about the leaks:</p><p><a href="http://seasia.wisc.edu/People/Alfred%20McCoy.htm">Alfred McCoy</a> is professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and author of &quot;Policing America&rsquo;s Empire: The United States, the Philippines, and the Rise of the Surveillance State.&quot;</p><p>Heather Hurlburt is the executive director of the <a href="http://www.nsnetwork.org/">National Security Network</a>.</p><p><a href="http://www.depaul.edu/about/officers/bindenagel.asp">J.D. Bindenagel</a> is the vice president for Community, Government and International Affairs at DePaul University and a former American ambassador with several assignments in Germany.<br /><br /><a href="http://www.sociology.northwestern.edu/faculty/derluguian/home.html">Georgi Derluguian</a> is a professor of sociology at Northwestern University.</p></p> Tue, 07 Dec 2010 16:59:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/examining-fallout-wikileaks-controversy