August 19, 2013
One initial theory about the detainment in the Twittersphere was that UK authorities were trying to hassle and harass Greenwald, who is obviously the bane of secrecy-loving government authorities these days.
But this morning, geo-political expert Ian Bremmer of the Eurasia Group suggested that the motive was far more serious. Bremmer thinks it’s likely that the U.S. and U.K. authorities are preparing “indictments” against Glenn Greenwald.
UK move against @ggreenwald's partner isn't a scare tactic. If they're taking his electronics, US/UK working on indictments.
— ian bremmer (@ianbremmer) August 19, 2013
In response to a question from Business Insider, Bremmer clarified that these indictments would be against Greenwald.
This article was posted: Monday, August 19, 2013 at 11:20 am