Ecuador & Assange: "A bold act of hypocrisy"

Wanted to be sure you saw a just-published piece by American Enterprise Institute (AEI) Latin American expert Roger Noriega on the decision by Ecuador's president Rafael Correa to grant political asylum to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.

"By strutting on the world stage as an advocate for Assange, Correa hopes to launder his image as a repressive autocrat.  By manufacturing a confrontation with Britain and the United States, he is preening to replace the cancer-stricken leader of Venezuela, Hugo Chávez, as the leader of Latin America's incorrigible left."

Roger Noriega was an Ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS) from 2001-2003 and Assistant U.S. Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs from 2003-2005.

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