Wikileaks founder Julian Assange appears via teleconference at the Digital Culture Forum, organized by Argentina's Ministry of Culture, October 15, 2015. (Photo: Romina Santarelli/Flickr)
War on Wikileaks

For Ecuador, Currying Favor with Washington is as Simple as Sacrificing Julian Assange

Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno has made no secret of his annoyance with the man he refers to a “hacker,” calling Assange “a stone in his shoe” as Ecuador seeks to restructure itself as a trusted ally of the United States.