WikiLeaks Posts Thousands Of Classified Docs On War in Afghanistan

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In what’s being called “one of the biggest leaks in US military history,” whistleblower site WikiLeaks today posted tens of thousands of classified “military field reports” about the Afghan war. According to the New York Times, the Times, the Guardian, and the German newspaper Der Spiegel were “given access to the voluminous records several weeks ago on the condition that they not report on the material before Sunday.”

Based on that access and reporting, which WikiLeaks was not involved in, the New York Times has published a series of articles today which are too lengthy to go through here in detail but, broadly speaking, conclude that the Afghan war is not going as well as official reports might lead the public to believe. And the White House isn’t happy:

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