WikiLeaks Press Conference on Release of Military Documents
On Friday, Wikileaks.org released nearly 400,000 documents from the Department of Defense on the Iraq war to selected news outlets. Its founder, Julian Assange was among a panel who spoke at a news conference in London on Saturday to discuss the group’s findings.
Saturday, October 23, 2010
This is the second release of classified information that the website has disclosed on U.S. military operations. In July, the website released more than 91,000 leaked military records and diplomatic reports that detailed U.S. operations in Afghanistan since 2004. The documents revealed information on covert missions and indications of support for al Qaeda and the Taliban by Pakistan’s intelligence services.
The White House condemned the release as "irresponsible” and said it could "put the lives of Americans and our partners at risk." -->
Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 12:59am (ET)