linzeal writes: The US government has been giving signs in the past 48 hours that it is increasingly worried that Wikileaks may be on the verge of publishing a batch of up to 260,000 secret State Department cables involving raw commentary on Middle Eastern leaders, investigators are searching for founder Julian Assange to no avail. Early this morning the Wikileaks twitter page posted the following. " Any signs of unacceptable behavior by the Pentagon or its agents towards this press will be viewed dimly. " than 2 hours later announced that Julian would be appearing at an
.investigate journalism conference in Las Vegas tonight, but did not show up. Daniel Ellsberg, the military analysis who leaked the infamous Pentagon Paperssuggested the pentagon might be willing to kidnap or kill him to keep him quiet. Nixon allegedly organized a hit squad for Ellenburg with the threat to " totally incapacitate him on the steps of the capital building " and since Obama has given orders for an extra-judicial execution of an American citizen abroad there is a worrying reality that the US is willing to use force to control those whose actions would incite violence against the United States. Whatever is in those cables may be worth killing over.