"It's terribly important that we see the horrors of war, because then we know what's happening in our names," says Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney. "If that stuff is kept secret, then we're on our way to tyranny."

Watch the video above to find out why Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney considers Bradley Manning a tragic hero, Julian Assange an egomaniac who "believes his own fiction," and Wikileaks a force for liberation in an age of tyrannical despots abroad and a growing surveillance state at home.

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