They ran through the “sketches” for doing that. Read this article. Read the whole thing.
In 2017, as Julian Assange began his fifth year holed up in Ecuador’s embassy in London, the CIA plotted to kidnap the WikiLeaks founder, spurring heated debate among Trump administration officials over the legality and practicality of such an operation.
Some senior officials inside the CIA and the Trump administration even discussed killing Assange, going so far as to request “sketches” or “options” for how to assassinate him. Discussions over kidnapping or killing Assange occurred “at the highest levels” of the Trump administration, said a former senior counterintelligence official. “There seemed to be no boundaries.”
Read the entire insane thing. Note that there is still some usual misinformation included in this expose on the way the usual misformation works as it overrides, entraps, and plots to murder those who tell the truth. This is, shocking as it is, to be expected from the crowd that Assange (and Snowden, etc.) exposed for doing things like this.
I think I’ve found a worthy candidate for this week’s column. But I suspected and wrote about something like this – almost five years ago.