What Makes WikiLeaks’ Founder Julian Assange Tick?

BY Hari Sreenivasan  July 28, 2010 at 12:58 PM EDT

While the enigmatic WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been in and out of the press in the past few days in the wake of his site’s latest major publication, he is not an easy man to track down.

We caught up with Raffi Khatchadourian of The New Yorker magazine who has written one of the most in-depth profiles of Assange, examining why he is the way he is and what he is setting out to do with his “media insurgency.”

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