Craig Murray, whistleblower and close friend of Julian Assange, talks to John Wight about Wikileaks and addresses the accusation that Russia is interfering in the US presidential election. He also relates his own story, as he turned against the British establishment over its role in the extraordinary renditions program.
In this revealing interview, John Wight talks to Craig Murray, the former British Ambassador to Uzbekistan turned whistleblower, who recently visited WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where he is currently incarcerated.
He addresses the recent insinuations that WikiLeaks is cooperating with the Russian government, and received the DNC and Podesta emails from Russia. Also discussed is the current state of US-Russian relations, the power of the establishment and the role of whistleblowers in our world today. Mr. Murray also relates his own personal story of how he himself rejected the British establishment when he discovered it was not the “force for good” he had believed it to be, and the consequences of this. Hard Facts is aired every Wednesday. You can listen to other shows here.