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WikiLeaks strikes again—the fallout from 91,000 damaging documents on Afghanistan

Wikileaks is public (domain) enemy number one
Wikileaks is public (domain) enemy number one
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The leaked documents, mostly battlefield reports from the front lines of Afghanistan, more or less confirmed what we already knew: the war there has been difficult, complicated and has not gone according to plan. From reports of the Taliban using heat-seeking antiaircraft missile to the Pakistan’s intelligence services continuing to support the Taliban insurgency, the documents released over the weekend by Wikileaks paints a bleak picture of the U.S. effort in Afghanistan.


Philip Shenon, an investigative reporter at The Daily Beast website who spent most of his career at The New York Times.