He is quite literally arguing that the power of the US government to prohibit the disclosure of information that it – and it alone – designates as sensitive is strongest when the person making the disclosure is neither an American citizen nor a resident of the US.  Think about that for a moment.  Then think about the cognitive dissonance involved in Thiessen simultaneously decrying the injustice of and impropriety of other countries’ attempts to pass “laws of universal jurisdiction.”

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