Tag Archives: WikiLeaks

DNI Tells Intelligence Community to Keep Mum about Secrets

In a memo addressing the Intelligence Community, Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper warns about “blabbing secrets” to the media, calling leaking classified information a practice that is not “in.” “We have established procedures for authorized officers to interact with the media,” Clapper wrote in the memo. “For everyone …

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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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Pentagon Releases Letter Sent to Purported WikiLeaks Attorney

Department of Defense officials yesterday released a letter the Pentagon’s top lawyer sent to a man purported to be an attorney for the WikiLeaks website, which previously published tens of thousands of classified documents and plans to release 15,000 more. Pentagon spokesman Bryan Whitman told reporters Wednesday afternoon Timothy J. …

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WikiLeaks Reveals Contractors Caught in Afghan Crossfire

Leaked Defense Department files from the controversial website WikiLeaks.org appear to confirm that Pakistan’s ISI spy agency attempted to poison at least one contractor using alcoholic beverages.  The incident happened in June 2007 but the bizarre story was recently lent credence by a leaked intelligence warning issued in February 2007 …

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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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