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A 1947 image of U.S. diplomat George Kennan, who espoused the U.S. policy of containment of communism
A 1947 image of U.S. diplomat George Kennan, who espoused the U.S. policy of containment of communism

Source: U.S. Library of Congress

A December 2010 Time magazine cover
A December 2010 Time magazine cover

Source: Time

A February 2011 protest in Cairo's Tahrir Square against the regime of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak
A February 2011 protest in Cairo's Tahrir Square against the regime of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak

Source: Flickr/Joseph Hill

A hanged effigy of Hosni Mubarak days before the Egyptian president was forced out of office in February 2011
A hanged effigy of Hosni Mubarak days before the Egyptian president was forced out of office in February 2011

Source: Flickr/monasosh

A Los Angeles billboard supporting WikiLeaks, March 2011
A Los Angeles billboard supporting WikiLeaks, March 2011

Source: Flickr/Doran

A poster for the film: The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers
A poster for the film: The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers
A protest sign at a rally in Tahrir Square, Cairo, February 2011
A protest sign at a rally in Tahrir Square, Cairo, February 2011

Source: Flickr/Joseph Hill

A sign supporting Bradley Manning in Quantico Virginia, where he was earlier held in solitary confinement, in August 2010
A sign supporting Bradley Manning in Quantico Virginia, where he was earlier held in solitary confinement, in August 2010

Source: Flickr/mar is sea Y

Adm. William J. Fallon, then the commander of U.S. Central Command, meets with Yemeni President Ali Abdallah Saleh in 2007
Adm. William J. Fallon, then the commander of U.S. Central Command, meets with Yemeni President Ali Abdallah Saleh in 2007

Source: U.S. Navy

An advertisement for a panel in Brussels on diplomacy after the WikiLeaks controversy in June 2011
An advertisement for a panel in Brussels on diplomacy after the WikiLeaks controversy in June 2011

Source: Flickr/Alberto Novi

Australians rally in support of WikiLeaks, Bradley Manning and Julian Assange in December 2010
Australians rally in support of WikiLeaks, Bradley Manning and Julian Assange in December 2010

Source: Flickr/ Takver

Children holding a sign criticizing then Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in February 2011, days before he was removed from office
Children holding a sign criticizing then Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in February 2011, days before he was removed from office

Source: Flickr/monasosh

Computer programmers created this 'Flag of the Sovereign State of WikiLeaks,' saying 'Julian Assange and WikiLeaks need a country of their own.'
Computer programmers created this 'Flag of the Sovereign State of WikiLeaks,' saying 'Julian Assange and WikiLeaks need a country of their own.'

Source: Rixstep

Micah Sifry (left) and Daniel Ellsberg talk as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange looks on in a video chat in June 2010
Micah Sifry (left) and Daniel Ellsberg talk as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange looks on in a video chat in June 2010

Source: Flickr/JD Lasica

Sana'a, the capital of Yemen
Sana'a, the capital of Yemen

Source: Flickr/ Ammar Abd Rabbo

The accused source of the WikiLeaks documents, Bradley Manning
The accused source of the WikiLeaks documents, Bradley Manning

Source: Bradley Manning Support Network

The Jay Treaty: George Washington reprimanded Alexander Hamilton for passing material to the British during negotiations in 1794
The Jay Treaty: George Washington reprimanded Alexander Hamilton for passing material to the British during negotiations in 1794

Source: Public Domain

The WikiLeaks logo
The WikiLeaks logo
Then U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney and President Ali Abdullah Saleh of Yemen discussing the fight against terrorism, March 14, 2002.
Then U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney and President Ali Abdullah Saleh of Yemen discussing the fight against terrorism, March 14, 2002.

Source: White House

U.S. President George W. Bush and Egyptian President Mohammed Hosni Mubarak at the White House in 2002. 'President Mubarak has a long history of advancing peace and stability in the Middle East,' Bush said.
U.S. President George W. Bush and Egyptian President Mohammed Hosni Mubarak at the White House in 2002. 'President Mubarak has a long history of advancing peace and stability in the Middle East,' Bush said.

Source: White House photo by Eric Draper

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in 2010
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in 2010

Source: Flickr/Espen Moe