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Wikileaks: Time for Drastic and Decisive Action

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

So now, thanks to Wikileaks,  we see the innards of American diplomacy displayed for the entire world to see:  the entrails of secret conversations, the arteries of secret operations, and the guts of policy.  With hundreds of thousands of cables produced for a global audience,  we know only a small portion of what they reveal.   Some have tried to make the case that the Wikileaks revelations are not such a big deal.  After all,  the State Department had advanced knowledge so they could prepare their employees for any backlash.  And certain names were said to be redacted from documents to protect sources.  So everything is okay, right?

Wrong.

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