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Wikileaks Leaks Cost Lives? Well, So Say The Enemies Of Free Speech

by | 28th, November 2010

WILL Wikileaks’s latest document dump on an expectant and eager media lead to lost lives or just cause a few red faces in Washington and The Pentagon? Maybe.

CNN  – not one of the organs chosen by Wikileaks to publish the documents first  – declares:

“State Department says new WikiLeaks document dump would risk lives”

A reader writes from the US:

The above is the headline to the CNN article (Link to it below).

In reading the article, you’ll note that the State Department’s legal advisor has written a letter to Assange. In his letter he has pointed out “… they were provided in violation of U.S. law and without regard for the grave consequences of this action.

“Koh wrote that releasing such documents could jeopardize relationships with allies, military actions and anti-terrorism operations.”

There is no doubt in my mind this is going to cause the US great embarrassment and will most likely cause some damage with our relationship with allies and even worse give those non-friendly countries ammunition

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