"Wikileaks began on Sunday November 28th publishing 251,287 leaked United States embassy cables, the largest set of confidential documents ever to be released into the public domain. The documents will give people around the world an unprecedented insight into US Government foreign activities.They plan to release them all. Considering the enormous effect of the releases so far, we're in for an entertaining few months.
The cables, which date from 1966 up until the end of February this year, contain confidential communications between 274 embassies in countries throughout the world and the State Department in Washington DC. 15,652 of the cables are classified Secret.
The embassy cables will be released in stages over the next few months. The subject matter of these cables is of such importance, and the geographical spread so broad, that to do otherwise would not do this material justice."
Abu Ghraib torture by “American War Heroes” – How many tortured Iraqis would you think have since then joined IS? - . Reference our previous 25 April 2005 posting"For the record: Getting Away with Torture?” in which we pointed out: "The images, Defense Secretary Donald ...
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