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Important Cable Releases by Wikileaks
Days 1 – 6
The Drip, Drip, Drip of Wikileaks
This is a composite of the most important information that was released by Wikileaks to various news outlets. This references Days 1 – 6 by the UK’s Guardian. Of the reported 250,000 downloaded cables, only a fraction have been released. These serve as insight into our government’s relationships with other countries. They also may permanently damage our image throughout the world, highlight our inability to maintain our secret documents, and otherwise inhibit a trusting relationship with many countries. This doesn’t cover the danger that those who divulged their opinions ” in secret” may now face in the countries they represent.
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Posted in Foreign Policy, Government Policies, National Policy
Tagged Abdullah Abdullah, Abkhazia, Afghan Taliban, Ahmadinejad, al-Qaida, Alexander Litvinenko, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Ali Abdullah Saleh, Alvaro Uribe, Angela Merkel, Argentina, Asif Rahimi, Bank of England, Canada, China, cluster bombs, Colombia, Cristina Kirchner, David Cameron, Diego Garcia, diplomatic crisis, Dmitry Medvedev, drug cartels, environmental disaster, France, Gary McKinnon, General Ashfaq Kayani, George Osborne, Georgia, Germany, Gitmo, Gordon Brown, green energy, Guantanamo prisoners, Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, Haiti, Hamid Karzai, Herman Van Rompuy, Hillary Clinton, Hugo Chavez, Iran, Iran Fascist state, Israel, Italy, Joazzam Begg, Joe Biden, Kin Jon-il, Laskar-e-Taiba, Lebanon, LeT, Libya, Madrid Spain, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Mervyn King, Mexico, Muammar Gaddafi, Mullah Omar, Mumbai attackers, Muslim Extremists, Nawaz Sharif, Nicolas Sarkozy, North Korea, Pakistai Military, Pakistan, Pres. Mahinda Rajapaksa, President, President Asif Ali Zardari, President Medvedev, Prince Andrew, Prince Charles, radioactive material, René Préval, Russia, Russian mafia, Saudi Arabis, Silvio Berlusconi, South Ossetia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Turkmenistan, UN, United Arab Emiratees, US Special Forces, Venezuela, Vladimir Putin, Wikileaks, Yemen, Yuri Luzhkov
Is it This Man?
Vladimir Putin, Russia's Prime Minister
Coming on the heals of Wikileaks’ document dump, and its suspiciously cherry-picked information, especially targeting Hillary Clinton and her diplomatic spy corps, it is noted that there was no information disparaging Obama. It is as though the little quips were embarrassing, but most wouldn’t cause a diplomatic incident unless those exposed were “thin skinned.” After all, most characterizations or suspected government activities have been written previously by one or several journalists. There were very few surprises in the contents of the diplomatic correspondence.
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Posted in Biographies and Selected Persons, Foreign Policy, National Policy
Tagged Alexander Litvinenko, Ali Abdullah Saleh, China, CNN, Colin Powell, cyber attacks, Dmitry Medvedev, Hillary Clinton, Iran, King Abdullah, Larry King, North Korea, Obama, President Medvedev, Robert Gates, Robert Gibbs, Russian prime minister, Russian spies, Saudi Arabia, US State Deparment, Vladimir Putin, Wikileaks