Timothy G. Nelson, a partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, writes: On any view, Julian Assange and Dominique Strauss-Kahn are very different personalities - DSK was an "inside player" in economic relations, whereas Assange remains a vigorous opponent of "closed-door" diplomacy. It is ironic indeed that, amidst their legal travails, they found themselves both urging a robust and expansive view of diplomatic prerogatives.
DSK and Assange: Two Controversial Cases That Test Diplomatic Law
New York Law Journal
February 13, 2013