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Who has “blood on their hands”?

Written By: - Date published: 7:03 am, December 1st, 2010 - 21 comments

Amongst other angry and aggressive rhetoric, American politicians have accused the leakers of the diplomatic cables of having “blood on their hands”.  Will the leaked cables put lives at risk?  Perhaps, but I believe that many more lives would be made safe if the actions and attitudes of our governments, and the “intelligence” that they work with, were more open to the people.

Leaked cables window into Superpower

Written By: - Date published: 8:45 am, November 30th, 2010 - 47 comments

Wikileaks latest coup is the release of a database of more than 250,000 diplomatic cables between American embassies, up to and including the highest security level “Top Secret”.  The cables provide a full, detailed and explicit account of many of America’s diplomatic secrets and the attitudes behind them.  It is a good long look through a window in to the mind of a Superpower.

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