An extensive timeline that aims to highlight the Julian Assange affair. Especially Swedens role in it.
To search: hold in *Ctrl* and press *F*. Then type in search or keyword.
No theories, no speculation, just plain facts. Pieces of a puzzle buildt mainly from the big timeline done by Operation want. The parts in red have been added. I doubt the whole truth about the Julian Assange affair will ever be made public. But there should certainly be enough facts in this timeline to keep hordes of nosy journalists busy for a long time.
This timeline is of course still lacking a lot of bits and pieces here and there. Hopefully though everyone will find bits of information in it, still new to them. I will of course add new relevant information to it as often as possible. Everyone reading this that has information should feel free to share it here.
Regarding the information about the Swedish corporation Investor AB and it's owners in the mighty Swedish Wallenberg family , the possible connection is explained in further detail on the official Anonymous operation want homepage. http://e-worldwar.com/~/index.php/politics/opwant
This is truly an intriguing story when you read it in a somewhat chronological order. I do not claim that all facts and events stated below are related to Julian Assange and the way he has been handled by swedish authorities. Not many have that information, and the few that do will never willingly share it, These are just facts. The reader will have to draw their own conclusions.
The absurdity of this case is nothing new to all of us that previously have become victims of a swedish justice system that is suffering from severe genderbias and corruption, but it gives us a bit of hope that it is visualised in this way. A justice system is something not many care about until the day they themselves get a taste of it. In Sweden as in most democracies the absolute majority never will. That is probably the biggest reason it can go on like this year after year. No one cares about the cries for justice from inside Swedish jails. The day it happens to you, you will be powerless.
A big thanx to:
TrenterX, BaalZebub, Skarlockholmes, Hoppsan, MoLoK, publicistklubben, oldwolf, worldcitizen, stuxnet, GoodwinStrawman, LillaLinnea, Callas, Veritas, Kattafanken, Anemon, Flashback979, and others that, unlike the big Swedish corporate media, is relentless in their search for the truth.
Rixstep, Medborgarperspektiv, Samtycke.nu, The professor, Genusnytt, Oldwolf, Skanidav in florida, (feel free to add to this list)
The very extensive source list at the bottom is taken solely from the wikispooks website. It is not yet linked, but will be in time.
Assange the big Timeline:
INVESTOR establishment of the stock exchange technologies company OM
(OMX today). 
Nasdaq expands the Board of Directors from10 to 15 members for better
transparency and public trust 
Merger between OM and the Stockholm Stock exchange creates OM Group.
ABB signed a contract for the delivery of equipment and services for two North
Korean nuclear power plants. 
Merger between OM AB and HEX plc creates OM HEX (rebranded OMX in
OMX buys the Copenhagen stock exchange. 
OMX buys the Iceland stock exchange. 
March 27 th Per E. Larsson is appointed CEO of DIFX. He was CEO of OMX up to
2003 and had been with the company for 18 years.  Larsson's
Background can be found on Bloomberg, but it seems to be a bit outdated.
OMX buys the Armenian stock exchange.
May Rumours concerning Dubai International' s interest in outbidding Nasdaq in the
takeover attempt of OMX erupt. Hedge funds start buying into OMX. TheWallenberg family owns around 11% of OMX at this time (through Investor AB) and the swedish government owns 6.6%.  In August Per E. Larsson is appointed CEO of Borse Dubai. 
Aug 6th Borse Dubai is founded to consolidate DFM and DIFX according to a press release from Dubai government. At this time, Borse Dubai owns 100% of the shares from DIFX.  Aug 9th Borse Dubai announces purchase of 4,9 % of OMX shares and announces an interest in buying 25%.   With this move, it enters the ongoing takeover battle for OMX, in which Nasdaq and Qatar have been major players up to then.
Between Aug 9th and Aug 16 th Hedge funds acquired 27% shares of OMX in expectation of the takeover battle between Nasdaq and Borse Dubai.  FSA starts an investigation into the aforementioned all cash offer by Borse Dubai for OMX shares to find out whether it breached Swedish laws.  
Aug 17 th Borse Dubai launches an all cash offer for OMX shares at SEK 230 and FSA intensifies the investigations.    With this move, they outbid Nasdaqs offer of SEK 200. 
Aug 21 st Borse Dubai answered the FSA questions. 
Aug 23 rd FSA ruled that Borse Dubai had broken swedish law but decided not to impose a penalty on Borse Dubai, since Borse Dubai issued a supplement to the original offer. The Swedish government, Investor AB and OMX still have some qualms about accepting the offer from Borse Dubai instead of the Nasdaq offer.   
Aug 23 rd Borse Dubai acknowledges the FSA demands but states it had acted in good faith to be in accordance with swedish laws.    End of August A criminal investigation is launched by the National Economic Crimes Bureau in Sweden concerning alleged insider trading activities around the OMX deal between May and August 2007, involving the investment bank D. Carnegie.    
Sept 17 th Borse Dubai submits application to permission to acquire shares in OMX. 
Sept 20 th Borse Dubai issues a statement saying they will team up with NASDAQ to take over OMX. 
Sept 26 th Borse Dubai press release detailing the agreement with Nasdaq. The all cash offer is raised to SEK 265 per share. At this price, Borse Dubai has managed to secure irrevocable undertakings from Investor AB (publ), Nordea Bank AB (publ), Olof Stenhammar, Didner & Gerge Fonder AB, Nykredit Realkredit A/S and Magnus Böcker (the selling OMX shareholders) and through them Borse Dubaigot 18,5 % of OMX in Sept 2007, bringing 47,6% of OMX shares under its control.
October 2007 Bradley Manning enters the Army 
Nov 11th FSA finally clears the Borse Dubai and Nasdaq takeover and the Nasdaq agreement. 
Nov 15th The OMX transaction agreement between NASDAQ, Borse Dubai and BD Stockholm AB is signed. Document available below. 
Jan 4 th Offer supplement for OMX shares at SEK 265.
Feb 15 th Cash offer supplement from Borse Dubai extended.  At this point in time, Borse Dubai owns 68,6% OMX shares. 
Feb 24th Meeting between Essa Kazim (chairman of Borse Dubai) and Mats Odell (Swedish Minister of Privatisation) to discuss further cooperation. 
Feb 25 th Proposed changes to the size of the boards of Nasdaq Stock Exchange and NASDAQ OMX Group, including board member nominations and make up. It appears that the proposed changes to the size of the NASDAQ OMX board, from 15 to 16 did not get approved by the SEC. The board remained at 15. see NASDAQ news release for February 25, 2008. 
Feb 27 th The deal with Nasdaq is completed. Borse Dubai sells the 97.2% of OMX shares it had acquired to Nasdaq.  Two new board members on DIFX are announced: Robert Greifeld and Adena T. Friedman, both from Nasdaq OMX. 
March 18 th U.S. Army Counterintelligence Center prepares a classified report placing WikiLeaks on “the list of the enemies threatening the security of the United States.” The Report discussed ways to destroy WikiLeaks’ reputation and efficacy, and emphasized creating the impression that leaking to it is unsafe. 
July 2008 Per E. Larsson leaves Borse Dubai for Mena. UBS appoints him CEO of Mena. 
October 2008 Manning arrives in Iraq 
November 1st Earliest date for which government subpoenas Wikileaks related twitter
Nov 18h DIFX is rebranded Nasdaq Dubai. Borse Dubai holds 2 thirds of the shares and Nasdaq OMX holds 1 third of the shares. 
January 13th Earliest possible date for accessing the Rejkjavik 13 cable (the date is obviously taken from the date of the cable) per Charge Sheet (Spec. 3)  Icelandic cable regarding the failed Icesafe bank is sent from REYKJAVIK embassy to Washington. Manning supposedly obtains and leaks this cable to Wikileaks. 
March 2nd Stockholm 09-141 Cable shows that the US is the driving force behind the creation of a Big Brother state in Sweden, including draconian data retention measures and attacks on some political parties in order to have it combat simple and everyday petty copyright infringements on behalf of American interests. March 18th Two people carrying diplomatic passports follow Assange from Icelandto Norway. 
April 1st Earliest possible day Manning downloaded “Collateral Murder” video & all charges except accessing the Rejkjavik 13 cables, per Charge Sheet (Spec. 2 & 4) 
Nov 19th Soud Ba'alawy, NASDAQ OMX Group board member, representing Borse Dubail, resigns. The board member seat Is not replaced by Borse Dubai until 2010 at the NASDAQ OMX annual meeting. Records indicate that Borse Dubai never received the agreed upon, 2 board seats and a committee seat. see pgs 62-65 of the May 2010 report "The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. Prospectus
for the Employee Stock Purchase Plan offer to the NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc's employees in Sweden " 
January 13th Icelandic cable regarding the failed Icesafe bank is sent from REYKJAVIK embassy to Washington. Manning supposedly obtains and leaks this cable to Wikileaks. 
Febuary 18th Wikileaks publishes the classified Icelandic cable. 
March 2nd NASDAQ OMX announces share repurchase program authorizing NASDAQ OMX to repurchase up to 300 millions of outstanding common stock. April 5th Internet group WikiLeaks releases a video showing a 2007 U.S. helicopter attack that killed a dozen people in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, including two Reuters news staff. 
April 13th U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates criticizes WikiLeaks, saying it released the video without providing any context explaining the situation. 
April 28th Adrian Lamo's backpack containing his antidepressants is stolen. Lamo
calls the police. Police believe he is acting erratically and have him committed. 
May 7th Adrian Lamo discharged from mental hospital to parent's house.
May 20th Lamo is contacted 'out of the blue' by Private Bradley Manning over PGPencrypted email, who supposedly selected Lamo by searching for "Wikileaks" on Twitter. 
May 21st [Wired released no chat conversations for this day.]
Lamo begins his online chats with Bradley Manning over AIM, after the initial email
PGP keys were incorrect.  
June After slipping from the top ten in 2009, Mena appointed a new CEO, Anthony Lliya from Credit Suisse, Hong Kong. Per E. Larsson leaves. 
June 7th The U.S. military says that Army Specialist Bradley Manning, who was deployed to Baghdad, has been arrested in connection with the release of the classified video. Manning was turned in to the FBI and military authorities by Adrian Lamo, former hacker turned FBI informer and part time contributor to Wired magazine. 
June 8th ABB announces offer to buy Chloride Group PLC.
June 16th Iceland passes Modern Media Initiative which introduces a new legislative regime to protect and strengthen modern freedom of expression. The proposal was passed by votes from parliament members of all parties. Birgitta Jonsdottir, the chief sponsor in parliament of the IMMI proposal said: "Iceland will become the inverse of a tax haven; by offering journalists and publishers some of the most powerful protections for free speech and investigative journalism in the world. Tax havens aim is to make everything opaque. Our aim is to make everything transparent.".
June 11th Wikileaks commissions lawyers to defend Manning 
July 1st A deal with Chloride would have allowed ABB into the $8 billion UPS market. ABB was seeking to ally Chloride's products with its global reach and big industrial customer base.
July 3rd Swedish Pirate Party says that it will run the Pirate Bay from Parliament.
July 9th Anna Ardin publishes this photo, it looks like a possible red herring.
July 15th General Electric Co. and ABB Ltd. led a group investing $106 million in closely held Trilliant Inc., which is benefiting from U.S. stimulus funding of socalled smart meters for electric utilities.
July 16th Federal agents appeared at a HOPE hacker conference on Friday morning looking for Julian Assange. 
July 25th Afghanistan War Logs released by Wikileaks. More than 91,000 documents, most of which are secret U.S. military reports about the war in Afghanistan, are released by WikiLeaks.org. The "Afghan War Diary" is a compilation of documents and reports, covering the war in Afghanistan back to 2004. 
In early August, Julian Assange goes to Sweden, possibly to explore basing the organization there. Sweden has very good journalistic shield and media protection laws. Iceland had been the previous base—and a WikiLeaks holding company, Sunshine Press, is still based there. By Assange’s account, the sway of the US over Iceland’s politics made the country unsuitable for the organisation.
August 11th Julian Assange arrives in Stockholm, Sweden. Anna Ardin offers him accommodation in her apartment while she is out of town.
August 12th Reporter Without Boarders, a National Endowment for Democracy funded front group, sends an open letter to Assange: ‘‘A bad precedent for the Internet’s future’’. 
August 13th Assange moves into Ardin’s Stockholm apartment. 
August 14th Anna Ardin returns home early and goes out to dinner with Assange.
Later they have sex.
August 15th Assange delivers his seminar speech and meets Sofia Wilen who tags along for lunch with friends. That evening, Ardin hosts a party for Assange at her home. From the party Ardin tweets, “i’m with the most important, exciting people in the world”. Assange texts Wilen from the party. 
August 16th Assange goes on the train with Wilen to her apartment Enkoping (Ardin is out of Stockholm during the week) and stays the night. It is the events of this night that will form the basis of the complaint to the police in Wilen’s name. Wilen will later tell police that Assange spent most of the train trip ignoring her and checking his computer 
August 17th Mr. Assange reportedly has sex with Wilen Assange Accepts a Job at
the Aftonbladet 
August 18th Ardin tells Assange that he is no longer welcome to stay in her apartment. Assange refuses to leave and does not depart until Friday August 20.  Mr. Assange applies for a residence permit to live and work in Sweden.  The Pirate Party announces that it will host several new Wikileaks servers.  Anna Ardin holds a party for liberation of Islam & Politics.
August 18th or the 19th Ardin and Wilen exchanged texts and arrange to meet.  (Unconfirmed: tweets from Wilen are made at this time regarding the events of the previous days. Wilen’s internet presence later disappears so completely that Swedish hacker sites conclude that a professional clean-up job has been performed) 
August 20th Ardin and Wilen go to Klara police station in Stockholm to make inquiries about the possibility of forcing Assange to take an STI test. The visit results in charges being filed against Assange. 
Police woman Irmeli Krans, (later confirmed to be a personal friend and socialdemocrat party colleague with Anna Ardin, Claes Borgström and his business partner Tomas Bodström), starts the interrogation, but before it is finished, policewoman Linda Wassgren calls the prosecutor Maria Häljebo Kjellstrand and arranges the arrest (anhållan) of Julian Assange.
Maria Häljebo Kjellstrand, unlawfully told the press that Julian was wanted for rape (reported in the tabloid Expressen, owned by Bonniers AB, part of the Investor group. Bonnier AB also own Swedish newspapers Dagens Nyheter, Dagens industri, Sydsvenska dagbladet, Ystad allehanda, Trelleborgs allehanda, Kristianstadsbladet and are part owner of TV channel TV4 ).
Kjellstrand was replaced the next day by prosecutor Eva Finné who invalidated the arrest and stated that the interrogation report showed that no crime had been committed. Not even the weaker of the possible charges. She states that the original interrogation report of Sofia Wilén shows that there was no crime described. This original interrogation was later said to be lost or deleted, and it was never signed by Sofia Wilén. (the interrogation was never finished, Sofia Wiléns distress on hearing about the arrest and rape charge towards Julian Assange made her unable to concentrate.)
Monday the 25th August, two days after the interrogation Irmeli Krans could no longer access the protocol in the police computer system Dur 2. Mats Ghelin then orders Irmeli Krans to write a new report of the above interrogation of Sofia Wilen. (precise references to the original report https://www.flashback.org/sp28605042)
There were early rumors of an internal promemoria among the police protesting the rape charge. This protest was probably coming from Irmeli Krans. Probably, and speculatively, the whole affair at this moment was grasped from the control of Anna Ardin and Irmeli Krans, and into the hands of policeman Mats Gehlin. The same Mats Gehlin that become leader of the investigation from now on, and that continuosly leaks material to the press, and makes public statements to the press where he critisizes prosecutor Eva Finné.
Before Julian himself had been informed. the Prosecutor contravened Swedish privacy and secrecy law, which protects the confidentiality of preliminary criminal investigations and is supposed toprotect those being investigated from adverse and prejudicial media coverage. A complaint was made about the Prosecutor’s illegal act to the Judicial Ombudsman but no action was taken. 
Mr Assanges swedish laqwyer Björn Hurtig applied for disclosure of the police file in September and November 2010. Both requests for disclosure were denied by the Prosecutor, Ms Ny, despite the
fact that some of this material had already been provided to the press.
August 21st The arrest warrant is withdrawn. Chief Prosecutor of Stockholm, Eva Finne, threw out the rape charge after reviewing the police file and the statements of the two women. The investigation continued on lesser allegations of harassment only. 
Ardin gives an anonymous interview to swedish tabloid Aftonbladet 
August 22st "It is clearly a smear campaign ... the only question is who was involved. We can have some suspicions about who would benefit, but without direct evidence I would not be willing to make a direct allegation." 
The lawyer for the two women, Claes Borgstrom, was retained by his clients on August 22nd. This was a Sunday. A high profile lawyer like Claes Borgström would normaly be very hard to reach for any client on a Sunday. This means either Anna Ardin reached him via her political contacts, or he saw the case and jumped on it himself.
At this time though, all suspicions of criminal wrongdoing had been dropped against Julian. That means that the women did not have the right to retain a free public attorney as plaintiffs. That right was given to them first on September 1st, when Marianne Ny reopened the case.
Claes Borgström, must therefore have been retained as a defence attorney by the women on Sunday the 22nd. Why? Was it anger over Eva Finnés decision to drop the charges? No. That question is answered by Claes Borgström himself in Washington post:'Asked whose initiative it was to appeal - his or the women's - Borgström demurred, citing client confidentiality. However, he said the women didn't even know it was possible to appeal a prosecutor's decision until he told them.'
So for some unknown reason the women, on Sunday the 22, one day after Eva Finnés decision to drop the rape charges, privately hired a very expensive defence attorney, and in such a hurry it couldn't even wait until monday.
August 23rd Anna Ardin reported to be on sick leave.
August 24 th Swedish (socialdemocrat) feminist blog Rebella, which is run by Ardin and others, posts a long article by Sara Gunnerud entitled “even Wikileaks heroes can do crappy things”.  During this week, there is a great deal of blogosphere attention to an item on Ardin’s blog, a “7-step guide to revenge on ex-lovers”. 
The Rebella blogarticle was later edited by Sara Gunnerud. She states her reasons in an e-mail: "This article has gotten a lot of readers and attention, and the first version, I think took what the women say they have endured a bit too lightly. Hence the change. It was a while ago now, but I seem to recall that it was in early December. "
The original version:
This can involve something as simple as two women who wanted to find out if it was possible to make someone get tested for sexually transmitted diseases. And police officers that did their jobs and saw something wrong in the women's story about a sexual partner who ignored their agreement on protected sex with condoms without their knowledge or consent.
This can involve something as simple as two women who wanted to stand up for their right to their bodies, who did not accept sexual abuse and therefore reported it.
Probably the change was made to harmonize with the nationwide #prataomdet (#talk about it) campaign that appeared a few days after the editing of the blog.
August 27th Claes Borgström lodges an appeal to a special department in the public prosecutions office. Mr Borgstrom is a Social Democrat politician who was, at that time, campaigning for election in the election to be held the following month (September 2010) and whose political platform and reputation is closely associated with sexual offence law reform.  
Claes Borgstrom is a business partner of Thomas Bodstrom who as the former justice minister that was involved in the secret, high-level Swedish cooperation with the CIA in handing over asylum seekers to be tortured in Egypt in the CIA rendition programme. 
August 30th Borgstrom approached Marianne Ny, who is the head of a special unit in
Gothenburg, Sweden’s second city, 200 kilometers from Stockholm. Ny heads a special “crime development unit” and is a specialist in the development of sex crime law. 
Marianne Ny at this time no longer work as an operative prosecutor. That she personally takes on a case is very rear. This was the only one in 2010. Ms Ny was also a member of the state appointed committee who in 2008 made a preparatory legislation regarding harder sexlaws in Sweden.
Some suggestions by the commitee were:
- Definition of rape extended to more cases of sexual exploits.
- A completely new and consent-based crime is introduced
- The scope of the crime child rape extended
- penalties for sexual exploitation of children and aggravated sexual abuse of children are tightened,
- The definition of sexual harassment considerably extended
August 31st Assange is questioned by police for about an hour in Stockholm and formally told of the allegations against him. Assange applies for a work and residency permit in Sweden. The permit would be essential to his plan to found WikiLeaks as a media company in Sweden, with full
protection of media shield laws. 
Some day during this week Claes Borgström contacts Marianne Ny and ask her hold off the decision about reopening the rapecase since "new material" had been found and sent to the state crime lab in Linköping. This later turned out to be the broken condom that was allegedly used by Julian Assange on the 14th of August . For some reason Anna Ardin still was in possession of it after 12 days. The condom showed no trace of DNA from Julian Assange. And what is even more conspicuous is the it did not show any trace of DNA from Ms Ardin either. Witch is absolutely impossible had this condom actually been used the way she claims.
September 1st Director of Prosecutions Marianne Ny says she is reopening the rape investigation against Mr. Assange. The Prosecution continued to provide information about the preliminary investigation to the press. Expressen applied for access to the police file on 1 September and this
was granted: redacted versions of Julian’s statement and emails between the police and prosecutor were provided to the press shortly thereafter.  At some point in September, Ardin deleted from her blog the seven-step guide to get revenge on a ex-lover. 
September 7th Birgitta Jonsdottir says Assange should step aside as a spokesman forWikileaks.
Swedish police raided seven locations, including PRQ, a Swedish Internet service provider believed to be the Internet service provider for The Pirate Bay, a popular BitTorrent search engine, and Wikileaks, a site dedicated to receiving information from whistle-blowers. 
September 8th: John Daniels head of the swedish military intelligence write in an article in Ny Teknik that Wikileaks are a threat to swedish soldiers lives. Anna Ardins cousin lieutenant-colonel Mattias Ardin is in charge of the Swedish task force in Afganisthan.
September 14th ABB confirms that European Commission closed investigation intoABB’s FACTS business.
September 16th Borse Dubai completes Refinancing of ca $1.1bn Loan Facility. Enabling Early Repayment of Debt. The refinancing comprises three separate transactions which have been entered into simultaneously:
1. Borse Dubai has sold in a private transaction ca. 22.78 million shares of common stock of NASDAQ OMX to NASDAQ OMX for proceeds of ca. US$ 497 million, such proceeds to be applied in the pre-payment of the Term Loan Facility.
2. Borse Dubai has sold in a private placement 8.0 million shares of common stock of NASDAQ OMX to Nomura for proceeds of ca. US$175 million, such proceeds also to be applied in the pre-payment of the Term Loan Facility. Nomura has in turn agreed to sell such shares to Investor AB pending
3. Borse Dubai has completed a 3-year Loan facility of ca. US$ 428 million arranged by Nomura and Emirates NBD.
September 19th Swedish national election are held. The winning Moderate party is a client of former chief of staff in the Bush administration Karl Rove 
Sofia Wiléns aunt is reportedly Marie Wilén. She was a Member of Parliament (centerpartiet) 1994 - 1998 and thus she knows Elisabeth Thand Ringqvist, a member of the Centre party's board in 1998, and later kanslichéf (chief of staff). Thand Ringkvist is now a senior consultant for Prime PR and appeared at Primes (anti-) Wikileaks seminar on December 15. Prime is the same PR firm that was seen working with Karl Rove in the election campaign for Moderaterna. The party of Swedish Prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt.
The relationship between Prime and Karl Rove is established.
The relationship between Karl Rove and the Swedish Government is described here. http://nyheter24.se/nyheter/inrikes/...julian-assange
September 21st ABB and GM to collaborate on electric car battery research.
September 29th Julian telephoned Mr Hurtig from Berlin on 29 September to inform him that his luggage had gone missing on his Stockholm-Berlin flight and that it was now presumed to have been stolen since the airline had not been able to locate and return it.  Mr Assange filed a report to the swedish police and the case was given to Mats Ghelin. The same police officer in charge of the rape investigation. So far the theft of the computers remains unsolved.
September 30th ABB resolves Foreign Corrupt Practices Act issues and will pay a total of $58.3 million.
October 6th Hexagon’s lenders closed senior syndication of $2.13 billion of term loans today, including a $375 million bond bridge facility. Hexagon AB, the world’s biggest maker of measuring instruments, plans to sell bonds to refinance part of the loans used to fund the acquisition of U.S. software provider Intergraph Corp. Intergraph Government Solutions (IGS) provides geospatially powered solutions to the U.S. government and defence, intelligence, and security agencies.
A wholly owned subsidiary of Intergraph Corporation, IGS builds on Intergraph's forty year history of providing the U.S. government with offerings built on open standards to organize vast amounts of data for fast, effective operational and emergency decisionmaking. IGS' solutions for anti-terrorism and force protection, enterprise information management, maintenance and installation management, cyber and border security, geospatial intelligence production and exploitation, and motion video exploitation provide actionable intelligence for situational awareness and mission success. 
October 15th Thomas Bodstrom former Social Democratic justice minister gives up his seat in Riksdag and moves to Washington, DC. Bodstrom is involved in the illegal CIA rendition flights in Sweden.
Tomas Bodström, who long was deemed to be the next social democrat party leader quite abruptly, and in the middle of the election campaign, ended his political career in Sweden and moved to the US. He stated private family reasons. He has now decided to stay there permanently. He says he aims for a place in congress for the democrats. Quite a political leap for a swedish social democrat who is a left wing socialistic party that sings the internationale on their yearly celebration of the 1 of May.
October 18th Assange is denied residency in Sweden. 
October 22 nd Wikileaks releases the “Iraq War logs” 300,000 documents from the Iraq War, after weeks of pre-publicity, and warnings by the US government not to do so.
October 23rd Anna Ardin publishes a strange photo about her hidden side.
November In early November, Assange was given permission to leave the country by the courts. He goes to the UK to work on the Cablegate release.
November 15th The leader of the Swedish Social Democratic Party and candidate for
prime minister, Mona Sahlin resigns. 
November 18h Stockholm District Court approves a request to detain Mr. Assange for questioning on suspicion of rape, sexual molestation and unlawful coercion.  Just before the hearing on 18 November Mr Hurtig was, for the first time, provided a description of the allegations against Julian and provided copies of parts of the police file.
The Swedish prosecutor has failed to disclose any materials to Julian in English (the language he understands), which is her obligation under the European Convention of Human Rights. Furthermore, she has failed to disclose relevant exculpatory evidence that tends to demonstrate Julian’s innocence as is her duty as prosecutor..
November 19th Per Nuder, who is next in line to become the leader of the Swedish Social Democratic Party, resigns from the party and moves to Washington, DC. He joins Madeline Albright firm. Nuder is the third person involved in the Swedish rendition/torture scandal.November 20th
Swedish police issue an international arrest warrant for Mr Assange via Interpol, to appear to answer questions from the prosecutor’s office. No charges had been laid, nor accusations specified by the office.
November 26th Julian Assange, Editor in Chief, Wikileaks to US Ambassador to London, Louis Susman Subject to the general objective of ensuring maximum disclosure of information in the
public interest, Wikileaks would be grateful for the United States Government to privately nominate any specific instances (record numbers or names) where it considers the publication of information would put individual persons at significant risk of harm that has not already been addressed.
November 27th Harold Hongju Koh, Legal Adviser, United States Department of Stateto Julian Assange, Editor in Chief, Wikileaks We will not engage in a negotiation regarding the further release or dissemination of illegally obtained U.S. Government classified materials.
November 28th Cablegate begins. Cablegate logs were released in major parts of the world’s press, prompting calls in the US for the assassination or arrest of Assange. 
DDoS attacks against Wikileaks begin.
Julian Assange, Editor in Chief, Wikileaks to US Ambassador to London, Louis Susman I understand that the United States government would prefer not to have the information that will be published in the public domain and is not in favor of openness. That said, either there is a risk or there is not. You have chosen to respond in a manner which leads me to conclude that the supposed risks are entirely fanciful and you are instead concerned to suppress evidence of human rights abuse and other
November 30th Interpol issues a "red notice" for Mr. Assange, asking people to contact police if they have any information about his whereabouts. ABB and Baldor announce a recommended offer for ABB to acquire Baldor for $63.50 per share, an overall transaction value of $4.2 billion, including net debt of $1.1 billion.
Assange's lawyer, Björn Hurtig, lodges an appeal against an arrest order with Sweden's High Court. Sweden's court refuses permission to Assange to appeal on December 2. 
December 2nd Amazon Web Services (AWS) boots Wikileaks from its servers for "breaking rules designed to ensure websites use their own content and that it won't injure others." 
Sweden's Supreme Court refuses to hear an appeal from Wikileaks' Julian Assange to throw out an arrest warrant related to sexual assault accusations from two women.
Sarah Palin says Wikileaks' founder Julian Assange should be hunted down the same way U.S. forces are hunting the Taliban and Al-Qaeda.
December 3rd Wikileaks' main website is rendered inaccessible on through the WikiLeaks.org domain name after a subsidiary of Dynamic Network Services kills its domain name service. Wikileaks publishes a U.S. State Department cable revealing how Intel threatened to pull research and development work from Russia unless it could get around the country's tough encryption import laws.
Wikileaks published US Embassy cable 08STOCKHOLM494. This cable talks about how the US refused to furnish technology that it had previously promised Sweden. The lack of this radar technology cost the Swedes 55 Billion. The Swedish media jumped on this cable the very same day
December 4th PayPal slaps Wikileaks accounts with stifling restrictions for "violating the PayPal Acceptable Use Policy".
December 6th MasterCard pulls the plug on Wikileaks supporters' ability to make
donations or payments to the site. Wikileaks asks the Web community to open mirror sites so it can't be downed or censored.  A DDoS attack hits Wikileaks' servers in Sweden.
December 7th Visa pulls the plug on Wikileaks supporters' ability to make donations or payments to the site.
December 8th As arranged with UK authorities Assange gives himself up to London police and is taken to an extradition hearing at a Westminster court. He is remanded in custody pending another hearing on 14 December.
ABB and Baldor Electric Company announced today that ABB’s subsidiary, Brock Acquisition Corporation, is commencing the previously announced cash tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Baldor. 
Daniel Ellsberg, leaker of the Pentagon Papers, comes to the side of Wikileaks, lauding the site for trying to expose government secrets. Pro-Wikileaks hacktivists turn their DDoS firehoses on MasterCard and Paypal for dropping support for the site. Datacell, an IT firm that hosts the Wikileaks donations web page, vowed to sue Visa Europe and Mastercard for lost revenues after they refused to transact with the site. 
December 9th A loosely organized group of Internet hacktivists take down Visa's website, continuing the revenge attacks against companies that cut ties with Wikileaks.
December 11. A man claimed to be a muslim fundamentalist is killed when he is trying to detonate a suicide bomb in the center of Stockholm. Noone is hurt in the attack except the bomber himself. It is later made public that someone within the swedish defence sent a mail warning a friend from getting anywhere near drottninggatan where the bomb detonated several hours before the attack. The swedish security service said they would stage an investigation into this, but no progress seem to have been maid.
December 14th Judges award bail to Mr. Assange, but prosecutors immediately announce that they will appeal, and he is sent back to jail until a higher court can address the issue.Wikileaks publishes cable 08Stockholm748 which shows that Sweden knowingly spied on its citizens for the US government. And that Sweden and the US had "informal cooperation that was kept secret from the Swedish parliament. The minister of Justice Beatrice Ask was put under mild pressure from swedish media and the opposission.
It became apparent that U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) had begun an investigation into alleged “Espionage” and “Conspiracy” of Julian Assange and Wikileaks. Twitter, an online social network received by FAX, to its Trust & Safety Department, from DOJ, a U.S. District Court of Eastern Virginia order to turn over all communications made by Wikileaks editor, Julian Assange, associate Rop Gongriyp, former associate and Member of Iceland’s Parliament, Brigitta Jonsdottir, and Bradley
December 15th The press picks up the story about cable 748 and runs with it. 
December 16th Borse Dubai announces it is selling 22.78 millions of NASDAQ OMX shares to NASDAQ OMX and another 8 million of NASDAQ OMX shares to Nomura per specific contractual agreement that the Shares are to go to INVESTOR AB. Borse Dubai claims that they need more money to refinance an early partial payment of its loan facilities. Nomura agreed to transfer the shares they aquired to Investor AB, pending regulatory clearance. . According to a press release from
Nasdaq OMX, the deal would put 17.400.142 shares of NASDAQ OMX into the ownership of Investor AB. 
According to a press release from Investor AB, this would equal 9.7% of the shares in NASDAQ OMX, entitling them to a board seat. 
Mr. Assange is granted bail by Mr. Justice Ouseley at the High Court and is freed after his supporters pay £240,000 in cash and sureties. Investor has entered into a forward transaction relating to 8 million shares in the NASDAQ OMX Group.
December 21st ABB and Baldor Receive Request for Additional Information from
DOJ Relating to Pending Acquisition.
December 23rd Borse Dubai bought shares in Nasdaq OMX at an indicative implied price of $41.01 a share in 2007, according to a statement at the time, and sold about half of them last week for 47 percent lower at $21.82 a share. 
December 30th SEC filing and Proposed Rule Change by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). File No* SR - 2010 - *088. Proposed Rule Change to Modify FINRA/Nasdaq Trade
Reporting Securities Transaction Credit. 
December 31st Silver Lake states ownership of 10,539,614 NASDAQ OMX shares.
January 11th Julian Assange, is scheduled to appear again in the London, UK court regarding the European Arrest Warrant filed by the Swedish government over allegation of “sexual misconduct.”
ABB and Baldor Electric Company announced today that ABB’s subsidiary Brock Acquisition Corporation has extended the expiration date for its tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Baldor.
ABB announced today that its Network Manager™ Market Management System (MMS) is now being used to administer the wholesale power market for the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) in the United States. 
January 12th Wikileaks volunteer detained and searched (again) by US agents. 
January 20th ABB and Baldor Electric Company announced today that the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice has cleared ABB’s proposed acquisition of Baldor. 
The Swedish Wire publishes an article on Thomas Bodstrom’s possible involvement in CIA rendition/torture flights in Sweden.
January 21st Former Swedish judge Sundberg-Weitman speaks out on the handling of
the Julian Assange case.
January 24th SEC file with general statement of beneficial ownership stating that Investor Trading AB acquired 9.004.142 NASDAQ OMX shares in the open marketand an additional 8.000.000 shares from Nomura. This totals 17.004.142 shares. http://ir.nasdaq.com/secfiling.cfm?filingID=1104659-11-2621
SEC file with amended general statement of beneficial ownership detailing the share purchase and sale agreement concerning 8.000.000 shares sold from Borse
Dubai to Nomura. http://ir.nasdaq.com/secfiling.cfm?filingID=950123-10-114649
January 27th ABB today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Baldor
Electric Company. Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of Proposed Rule Changes Relating to a Stockholders' Agreement Between the NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. and Investor AB
January 31st Hillary Clinton has called all our ambassadors back to Washington for a mass meeting at the State Department. 
Feb 3rd SEC 60 Day Public Notice regarding NASDAQ OMX proposals, including amending applicable rules, regulations and laws, to expand the size and number of seats on the NASDAQ OMX board of directors. File No. SR-SCCP-2011- 001 or SR-BSECC-2011-001 
Feb 7th SEC file detailing the disposal of 10,539,614 shares from Glenn H. Hutchins, indirectly owned by Silver Lake. All of Glenn H. Hutchins transactions in OMX shares for Silver Lake can be seen below. The whole stock was sold on Feb 7th 
Feb 9th SEC file with amended statement of beneficial ownership detailing the stock purchase agreement between Investor Trading AB and Silver Lake Partners. It details the purchase of 1,000,000 (1 Million) shares by Investor AB from Silver Lake dated Feb 7th. Now, Investor AB holds 18,004,142 shares, an equivalent of 10.2%. 
February 11th Silver Lake Partners TSA, L.P., Silver Lake Investors, L.P., Silver Lake Partners II TSA, L.P. and Silver Lake Technology Investors II, L.P. jointly filed a Schedule 13G with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission to report holdings of NASDAQ OMX common stock. The Schedule 13G can be accessed on NASDAQ OMX's website  and on the SEC's website  
February 14th The Carlyle Group today named Adena T. Friedman Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Operating Committee. Ms. Friedman comes to Carlyle from NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., where she is Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President for Corporate Strategy. She will be based in Washington, DC and begin her duties on March 28, 2011. 
Feb 17 th Investor AB, Investor Trading AB and Duba AB file an initial statement of beneficial ownership concerning their 18,004,142 NASDAQ OMX shares. The filing identifies each of the three companies as being a "Beneficial Owner" with 10% or more shares. "These securities are held by Investor Trading AB.Duba AB is the sole shareholder of Investor Trading AB. Investor AB is the sole
shareholder of Duba AB." 
NOTE: Omission of relevant information that Investor AB is controlled by three Wallenberg Family Foundations through FAM, another NASDAQ OMX board member.
"NASDAQ Stock Market, LLC; Notice of Filing of Proposed Rule Change to Amend The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. By-Laws "SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION (Release No. 34-63925; File No. SR-NASDAQ-2011-025). 
Feb 23rd NASDAQ OMX press release announcing Borje Ekholm, CEO of Investor AB, as a new board member. 
February 24th District Judge Riddle ordered that Julian be extradited to Sweden. It must be noted that this is simply the initial ruling on the validity of a EAW and did not deal with the substance of the allegations against Julian, which he has always firmly denied. The judgment concerns whether it is technically valid for a EAW to be used in this manner. The strength or weakness of the allegations, and even their detail, cannot be heard in a EAW case. This is one of the central complaints made by law
reformers about the EAW process - a civil liberties disaster and the subject of investigation and campaigns by human rights groups such as Fair Trials International. 
Feb 24th SEC File details how the agreement between NASDAQ OMX and Investor AB entitled Investor AB to nominate one director. 
March 1st Intergraph Government Solutions as announced the members of its board who will
direct the organization's operations and future expansion. The members of the IGS Board have extensive experience with the U.S. government and specifically within the DOD, intelligence, customs and homeland security agencies. 
March 9th SEC file concerning a change in beneficial ownership. Investor trading AB transferred its 18.004.142 NASDAQ OMX shares to Patricia Trading AB. Investor AB is the sole shareholder of Patricia Trading AB.  NOTE: Omission of relevant information that Investor AB is controlled by three Wallenberg Family Foundations through FAM, another NASDAQ OMX board member.
March 10th Duba AB, Investor trading AB, Patrica Holding AB and Investor AB SEC filing concerning an initial statement of beneficial ownership of 18,004,142 NASDAQ OMX shares by Patricia Holding AB.  NOTE: Omission of relevant information that Investor AB is controlled by three Wallenberg Family Foundations through FAM, another NASDAQ OMX board
March 10th SEC file made by Duba AB, with an amended general statement of beneficial ownership by Patricia Holding AB. Filed by Duba AB for Investor Trading AB, Patricia Holding AB and Investor AB. (all located in Arsenalsgatan 8C, Stockholm). Both Patricia Holding AB and Investor AB may be deemed to be beneficial owner of the 18,004,142 shares (10,2%), both Duba AB and Investor
Trading AB shall no longer be considered owners.  NOTE: Omission of relevant information that Investor AB is controlled by three Wallenberg Family Foundations through FAM, another NASDAQ OMX board member.
March 13th A federal judge ruled Friday that the government can obtain records from the online social networking site Twitter in its criminal investigation of WikiLeaks. 
*NOTE: Between the March 9th and March 10th SEC filings, Patricia AB seems to have rebranded from Patricia Trading AB to Patricia Holding AB? http://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1120193/000110465911013621/000110465
See "Schedule A" and note the relevant omission of information that Investor AB Director, Gunnar Brock, has information missing regarding the fact that he is also the Chairman of STORA ENSO.
Gunnar Brock, Birgitta Kanatola and Marcus Wallenberg are all on FAM's Stora Enso board of directors. Birgitta Kanatola and Marcus Wallenberg on the board of SEB and is a core company of Investor AB. Gunnar Brock is on the boards of Investor AB and Stora Enso. Names of companies passing the shares around
 This was during the time period that Donald Rumsfeld was a board member of
ABB and helped in the delivery of the Nuclear power plants to North Korea.
 . http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-11949341
 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-11949341 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-11949341
 Julian Assange, August 22, 2010, Al Jazeera
 http://www.crikey.com.au/2010/12/13/rundle-timeline-of-assanges-visit-tosweden-and-events-that-followed/ http://www.thelocal.se/30222/20101115/
 http://www.csoonline.com/article/645707/the-wikileaks-drama-a-timeline http://www.csoonline.com/article/645707/the-wikileaks-drama-a-timeline
 http://www.abb.com/cawp// http://www.csoonline.com/article/645707/the-wikileaks-drama-a-timeline
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 Bloomberg 23 December 2010 ArabianBusiness.com
 Notices 03 February 2011 Federal Register 6168 Vol. 76, No. 023
 Classified cable from US Embassy Reykjavik on Icesave, TXT
http://file.wikileaks.org/file/us-watson1-2010.txt (need to find new link) Classified cable from US Embassy Reykjavik on Icesave, 13 Jan 2010
 Ex-Hacker Adrian Lamo Institutionalized for Asperger’s
 The strange and consequential case of Bradley Manning, Adrian Lamo and
 Highly edited chat logs released by Wired
 http://www.difc.ae/news/difx-appoints-e-larsson-new-chief-executive-leadnext-phase-growth http://www.borsedubai.ae/media21.htm
%20Document.pdf (offer document)
%20Supplement.pdf (offer supplement document)
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 http://www.sec.gov/rules/sro/nasdaq/2011/34-63925.pdf http://www.nasdaq.com/newsroom/news/newsroomnewsStory.aspx?