Commonly referred to as “what goes around, comes around’, the Republicans are finding plenty to take shots at as the Democrats conduct their week in the ‘often dubious’ political spotlight called “the Convention”.
An outspoken advocate for an Army private accused of funneling classified documents to Wikileaks filed suit Friday, claiming federal agents illegally seized confidential information from him at a Chicago airport.
Chief State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley quit on Sunday after causing a stir by describing the military’s treatment of the suspected WikiLeaks leaker as “ridiculous” and “stupid.”
And let’s be candid – do we really want to know the full truth of what’s going on – even in our personal lives?
A respected Harvard educator says the release of thousands private transmissions on WikiLeaks will hurt U.S. diplomatic relations. Chief Correspondent Joe Shortsleeve found out the same professor also supports the right of the media to make this material public.
There are some many things in today’s world I don’t understand, but at or near the top of those “things” is WikiLeaks. I’m not sure how it started nor how it will end, but if it doesn’t include someone being indicted and convicted for treason and subsequently hanged in the public square, this country is in much sadder shape than we already know that it is.
Private First Class Bradley Manning is in big trouble. He is the Army intelligence analyst who allegedly downloaded and leaked hundreds of thousands of classified state department documents to the website Wikileaks, which in turn is making them public.
A Pentagon spokesman says the Army is leading the Pentagon’s inquiry into the source of leaked classified intelligence logs from the Afghanistan war.
WBZ’S Ed Walsh talked with former NY Times correspondent, Leslie Gelb about “WikiLeaks”
The leak of 91,000 classified U.S. records on the Afghanistan war by the whistle-blower website Wikileaks.org is one of the largest unauthorized disclosures in military history.