Recently, a Spanish judge ordered Mike Pompeo, the former Secretary of State, to answer whether the United States had plotted to assassinate Julian Assange.

This order came after it was revealed that the United States had secretly gathered intelligence on Assange while he was residing in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. While we don’t know for sure if the United States was plotting to assassinate Assange, it’s certainly possible given their history of assassinating political enemies.

The United States has a long history of assassinating political enemies. In the 1960s, the CIA plotted to kill Fidel Castro, the leader of Cuba. The CIA also attempted to kill Congolese leader Patrice Lumumba in 1961.

In 1975, the CIA helped overthrow the democratically-elected government of Chile and assassinated Chilean military leader René Schneider. More recently, the United States has been implicated in the assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.

Given this history, it’s not hard to believe that the United States would plot to assassinate Julian Assange. Assange is the founder of WikiLeaks, an organization that has published leaked information that is embarrassing to the United States government.

In 2010, WikiLeaks published leaked US military documents that revealed details about the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. In 2016, WikiLeaks published leaked emails from Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager John Podesta. These leaks damaged Clinton’s presidential campaign and likely contributed to her loss to Donald Trump. Given all this, it’s not hard to believe that the US would want Assange dead.

The Telegraph reported,

The alleged plot was first revealed by Yahoo News last November. The outlet reported that senior CIA and Trump administration officials discussed the possibility of kidnapping or killing Mr. Assange after being angered by WikiLeaks’ 2017 publication of CIA hacking tools.

Discussions took place at the “highest levels” of the Trump administration, according to the report.

Mr Pompeo was the director of the CIA under Donald Trump from 2017 to 2018, when the Republican president appointed him as secretary of state.

Lawyers representing Mr Assange in Spain, including the former judge Baltasar Garzón, allege that the US “orchestrated” the espionage effort against the activist, with UC Global placing microphones and cameras in the embassy to spy on his private conversations and meetings.

We don’t know for sure if the United States was plotting to assassinate Julian Assange, but given their history of assassinating political enemies, it’s certainly possible. We’ll have to wait and see what Pompeo says in response to the judge’s order.

Daniel

Daniel is a conservative syndicated opinion writer and amateur theologian. He writes about topics of politics, culture, freedom, and faith.

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  • Hillary would be plotting to kill him if he cost her the election or even if it was just rumored. There are so many questionable deaths related to the Clintons.

  • From the little I know of Julian and having watched film on his actions and knowing he is both married and has at least two children and the urge to always show events where the innocent have been persecuted by those opposed to his methods of journalism and those who worked under his auspices, I believe the man to be innocent and could be a great asset to the USA and others worldwide who may be open to his insights and the urge to seeking truth. It would probably be a great lose to many folks especially those accused of wrong doing that are indeed innocent. His health has declined significantly and I believe it is best to release him especially so he can both heal and support his family who are also suffering.

  • Being older’n rocks, I never dreamed I would see headlines like “Did the U..S. plan to assinate ….?” (you fill in the blanks). Then along came Hillary. I grew up in the 30s and early 40s and politics were pretty much on the up and up. Politicians were admired and mothers were proud to boast about their kids going into public office. Boy, have times changed!

    • You’re totally Spot-On! My parents and grandparents would tell all of us growing up the same, and being a film connoisseur I’ve observed in both theatrical and documentary films that very mindset you speak to, being prevalent and genuine back in those days when more people had their wits about them, with a true sense of morality and patriotism; while the bulk of the establishment or our governance system was backing up the little guy, the growing middle class! But not anymore, its all flipped end-over-end and it will take a great awakening or giant miracle to put it back in order again!

  • Most likely would not put it past these politicians we need to get away from career politicians get normal working smart people cut all politicians pay over half it is taxpayers money and not one is worth 10 dollars a hour, if proof all involved must be Fired immediately all benefits revoked, including security clearance, arrested prosecuted to the hilt don’t care who or how rich must prosecute these criminals double the punishment, never allowed in any public service government jobs some after their time in prison deported citizenship revoked that includes their families as well.

  • But Trump wouldn’t do that political stuff. That’s entrenched politicians who do that. Trump is more likely to forgive him. Unless it was rogue behavior within the state department and we all know the swamp runs deep.

  • o This article le is an attempt to deflect from major issues facing voters as they go to the polling places. More important during the next two weeks is the invasion at our Southern Border, the deadly drugs on our streets, unpublished suicides amongst teenagers as a result of the pandemic and shutting down schools, the energy intentional energy shortages and the resultantant inflation, the mishandling of foreign affairs such as Ukraine, China, Saudi Arabia, Iran, NATO and Afghanistan. The radial left is hell-bent on executing innocent infants in the womb while releasing felons onto our streets and, yess, they use taxpayer monies to buy elections as with the release of $8+ million by EPA in Nevada to bolster a failing Democrat Senator or low income aid in California to keep a narcissist in the governor’s mansion. Let’s put an insignificant issue on the back burner until after the election and focus in timely issues.

  • o This article is an attempt to deflect from major issues facing voters as they go to the polling places. More important during the next two weeks is the invasion at our Southern Border, the deadly drugs on our streets, unpublished suicides amongst teenagers as a result of the pandemic and shutting down schools, the intentional energy shortages and the resultantant inflation, the mishandling of foreign affairs such as Ukraine, China, Saudi Arabia, Iran, NATO and Afghanistan. The radial left is hell-bent on executing innocent infants in the womb while releasing felons onto our streets and, yes, they use taxpayer monies to buy elections as with the release of $8+ million by EPA in Nevada to bolster a failing Democrat Senator or low income aid in California to keep a narcissist in the governor’s mansion. Let’s put an insignificant issue on the back burner until after the election and focus in timely issues.

  • I would think it would be Democrats wanting to rid themselves of him! Just cause they are not in office doesn’t mean they forget all the connection they made while in office! And wasn’t the Democrats DNC server that was supposed to been hacked???? Not only that but the Clintons have a long list of bodies connected to them! And it certainly is like Hillary to hold a grudge! But of course she can remember nothing! That seems to be another Democratic trait!

  • communist fascist RACIST Democrats are the real “satanic evil” in America for the last 200 years! Slavery, blantant hypocracy, record killing of innocent babies, record fuel prices, food shortages, men in women’s restrooms and sports, secret sex change operations on our children, militarizing and using the IRS and FBI to arrest conservatives in the middle of the night, trampling all over our 1st, 2nd, and 4th Amendments whenever they feel like it, taxes, more taxes, higher taxes, free speech censorship, spying on U.S. Presidents, conservative government officials and U.S. citizens, CRT and faggot transgenders indoctrinating in our corrupt school system, record inflation, business killing regulations, open borderes, highest crime rates/shootings in democrat run cities, Quid Pro Quo, BLM, antifa, racism, fascism, white supremacy, KKK, segregation, Jim Crow laws, dishonesty, lying, cheating, communism, and sociopathology, and don’t forget voter fraud. Did I leave anything out?

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