Official Secrets: Priti Patel’s Early War on Whistleblowers

Nina Cross21st Century Wire As British ambassador to the US Kim Darroch tended his wounds of humiliation last month, following the leak of a cache of diplomatic cables and documents, including emails describing President Trump as ‘inept’ and ‘uniquely dysfunctional,’  an outraged UK government descended into panic over how to handle such an apparently sensitive and damaging betrayal of confidential information.  A police investigation was launched to find the leaker.  Is this dubious leak now being used to mount an attack on whistleblowers – with the help of Boris Johnson’s…

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