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Australia's foreign minister has said the US is to blame for the release of thousands of diplomatic cables on Wikileaks, not its Australian founder, Julian Assange...

2010-12-08

 Australia Julian Assange WikiLeaks transparency USA secret politics
New rules are being drafted to improve transparency in EU institutions, but the intensity of lobbying in the internet age makes the "Brussels gravy train" image hard to shake off. The anti-corruption organisation Transparency International says about 3,000 lobbying groups have offices in Brussels...

2011-03-04

 corruption Brussels European Union transparency lobbying politics Belgium
A senior Republican has called for an inquiry into reports the White House fed secrets about the killing of Osama Bin Laden to Hollywood film-makers. Peter King, chair of the House of Representatives homeland security committee, cited a report suggesting the White House hopes the film will boost President Obama's election bid. New York Times writer Maureen Dowd said film-makers had "top-level access"...

2011-08-11

 Osama bin Laden Barack Obama election extrajudicial killing assassination Pakistan movie secret transparency entertainment War On Terror profiteering