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WikiLeaks Disclosures Draw Ire of US, World Leaders

The latest round of WikiLeaks disclosures has been roundly criticized by U.S. officials. The leaked material, consisting of more than 250,000 diplomatic cables, some of which were classified, portrayed what The Christian Science Monitor called the “rough workings of diplomacy.” Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, who The Washington Post …

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WikiLeaks Part III: Whistle-blower Site Releases Diplomatic Cables

After releasing hundreds of thousands of secret war documents from Iraq and Afghanistan, so-called whistle-blower website WikiLeaks released a trove of secret diplomatic cables Sunday, amid claims its site was under cyber attack. CNN International called the release an “information blitz” and said the documents “offered a glimpse into the …

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WikiLeaks to Publish Leaked CIA Document

Whistle-blower site WikiLeaks is preparing to release a leaked CIA paper sometime today, according to AFP. “WikiLeaks to release CIA paper tomorrow,” the site said yesterday in a Tweet posted on its website. The shadowy organization is already involved in a dispute with the Pentagon over the publishing tens of …

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FBI to Aid Pentagon in ‘Wikigate’

Department of Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates announced he has asked the FBI to help Pentagon authorities investigate the leak of the classified documents published by WikiLeaks. During a Pentagon briefing yesterday, Gates and Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, condemned WikiLeaks’ release of 90,000 …

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Obama: WikiLeaks’ Release Contains No News

President Barack Obama yesterday for the first time commented on the WikiLeaks’ release of Afghanistan war documents, saying although he is concerned about the leaks, they do not reveal anything new. “While I’m concerned about the disclosure of sensitive information from the battlefield that could potentially jeopardize individuals or operations, …

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