WikiLeaks show autocrats’ hypocrisy, won’t promote openness

National Endowment for Democracy LogoDemocracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): The WikiLeaks cables may be irresponsibly endangering democracy and human rights advocates in repressive regimes, but they also illuminate the differences between democratic and autocratic states. “The juicy leaks rarely involve our democratic allies,” notes Elliott Abrams, a former deputy national security adviser, “but rather countries in which free elections, free speech and a free press

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WikiLeaks show autocrats’ hypocrisy, won’t promote openness

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