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WTF? CIA sets up WikiLeaks Task Force
The Telegraph ^ | 12/22/2010

Posted on 12/22/2010 8:31:35 PM PST by bruinbirdman

CIA has set up a task force to be known by the acronym WTF to assess what damage has been done by the mass release of thousands of diplomatic cables by WikiLeaks.

The WikiLeaks Task Force will "examine whether the latest release of WikiLeaks documents might affect the agency's foreign relationships or operations," CIA spokesman George Little said.


Manning was arrested in May and then charged with 'transferring classified data'

Few of the thousands of confidential documents leaked by WikiLeaks were from the CIA, but many were secret communications by high ranking diplomats discussing sensitive questions of world and US affairs.

The task force, headed by the CIA's Counterintelligence Center, is to make an inventory of the leaked cables and will report on the impact of the leaks, particularly regarding the ability to recruit of informants, a source who asked not to be named said.

Some of the leaked documents originated on the protected SIPRNET, or Secret internet Protocol Router Network, which is used to share classified information between different government branches.

The embarrassing saga could lead to a tightening of the rules for sharing, the source said. "The recent WikiLeaks episode points to the serious need for our government to look closely at whether it might be time for need-to-know to make a comeback. . . ."

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cia; dontaskdonttell; homosexualagenda; lavendermafia; napl; traitor; treason; wikileaks; wikileakstaskforce; wtf

1 posted on 12/22/2010 8:31:39 PM PST by bruinbirdman
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To: bruinbirdman; devolve; ntnychik; PhilDragoo; dixiechick2000

[the acronym WTF ]

Bet they had a good laugh behind the scenes when they named that one!


2 posted on 12/22/2010 8:34:27 PM PST by potlatch ( Life must be lived forward but can only be seen looking backward. - Soren Kierkegaard)
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To: bruinbirdman

They sure have the priorities in place.


3 posted on 12/22/2010 8:36:29 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: bruinbirdman

I suggest that the CIA set up a new task force on how to get their head out of their ass. Since the CIA provides our diplomats with a lot of their field intelligence, it is quite obvious that the Wikileak documents have hurt our intelligence operations and operators.

We’ll call this “Task Force Get Our Heads Out of Our Ass”.

The Wikileaks fiasco is Obama’s greatest counterintelligence failure and borders on treason, besides the START Treaty (aka “Disarm America and Let the Red Chinese Rule the World Treaty”)


4 posted on 12/22/2010 8:37:12 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: potlatch

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Ranks close to the idiot US intelligence jerk that did not even know about the latest London terrorist plan and arrests

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5 posted on 12/22/2010 8:38:50 PM PST by devolve (. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0ponzi Version 9.8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .)
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To: bruinbirdman

WTF? This is not a joke?


6 posted on 12/22/2010 8:41:03 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: bruinbirdman

7 posted on 12/22/2010 8:42:50 PM PST by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: Cicero
> WTF? This is not a joke?

Satire is dead.

8 posted on 12/22/2010 8:43:55 PM PST by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: devolve

Yeah, I forgot his name already but he sure gave Diane Sawyer and the MSM a jolt with that one, lol.

They seem to have Czars and Task Forces for everything. The sheer mass of government employees is an army in it’self.


9 posted on 12/22/2010 8:45:49 PM PST by potlatch ( Life must be lived forward but can only be seen looking backward. - Soren Kierkegaard)
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To: bruinbirdman

Another great SATIRE piece.

Wait a minute. What? It’s true?


10 posted on 12/22/2010 8:46:11 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: bruinbirdman
Separated at birth?


11 posted on 12/22/2010 8:46:31 PM PST by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: bruinbirdman

I want my country back.


12 posted on 12/22/2010 8:47:52 PM PST by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
"Wikileaks fiasco is Obama’s greatest counterintelligence failure and borders on treason"

The Obammunist had to hurry up and make homosexuals legal in the military.

Now this guy will claim his civil rights are being violated?

yitbos

13 posted on 12/22/2010 8:49:34 PM PST by bruinbirdman ("Those who control language control minds." -- Ayn Rand)
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To: bruinbirdman

We are so effective that Manning has gained fame as an Assange anointed political prisoner whose status is being investigated by the UN. This while actual political prisoners rot unnoticed in jails in China, Cuba, Burma, Russia, and so on. Our oh so effective CIA makes funny acronyms. Way to go guys!!


14 posted on 12/22/2010 8:49:47 PM PST by JimSEA
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To: potlatch

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Gotta give Diane Sawyer credit fot that interview - She was shocked bigtime!

She would not back off and the expressions on her face were amazing -

If that was not evidence that some in the media are now refusing to cover up for 0pansy......

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15 posted on 12/22/2010 8:53:01 PM PST by devolve (. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0ponzi Version 9.8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .)
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To: devolve
Her shock is what I meant about giving her and the MSM a jolt. They are finding out The Won has imperfections in his administration.

“How can that beeeee??” Lol

16 posted on 12/22/2010 8:58:59 PM PST by potlatch ( Life must be lived forward but can only be seen looking backward. - Soren Kierkegaard)
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To: devolve
"She was shocked bigtime!"

Eh, eh. She thought she was throwing the tool a softball. Of course, she had no follow up.

But the administration is slick, they always send a backup with their toadies, who handled this situation.

The administration's follow up communications will not diffuse the SNAFU with talk radio. (Or the new Republican House Intelligence Committee?)

yitbos

17 posted on 12/22/2010 9:02:23 PM PST by bruinbirdman ("Those who control language control minds." -- Ayn Rand)
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To: potlatch

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0pansy counted on his Magic Powers

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18 posted on 12/22/2010 9:13:34 PM PST by devolve (. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0ponzi Version 9.8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .)
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To: devolve

[0pansy counted on his Magic Powers ]

Well, that doesn’t work, I know, lol.

Going to head off. I’ll get to your email.


19 posted on 12/22/2010 9:19:44 PM PST by potlatch ( Life must be lived forward but can only be seen looking backward. - Soren Kierkegaard)
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To: bruinbirdman

Task Force?

Submit this poster boy PFC and Julian to a firing squad and the incentive to leak goes way down.

@ $20 / firing squad X 2 squads, I just saved the tax payers a bunch of money!


20 posted on 12/22/2010 9:49:46 PM PST by G Larry (When you're right, avoid compromise!)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

There will always be people who want to disseminate leaks from our government. It is the responsibility of the government to protect its secrets. Once they have been compromised, it’s too late to protect them. The State Department was asleep at the switch, didn’t keep up technologically, and their information was stolen. End of story.


21 posted on 12/22/2010 10:14:43 PM PST by excopconservative
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To: excopconservative

A lot of govt agencies are asleep at the wheel or are at the wrong wheel. We should have taken multiple precautions years ago when the first Red Chinese hacker attacks started. They were ignored: the detente mentally of the Bushes, the paid-off clintons, and the totally anti-American, I dont care mentality of the Obama abomination (er Administration).

All this was to be expected and if you thought that it couldn’t happen, then you should have been fired years ago.

THe biggest mistake we have continually made has been to underestimate our enemies, and we have paid for it in many lives (in VN-Laos, the radar site), the USS Cole, WTC I & II, US embassy and Marine barracks in Lebanon, Khobar Towers - Saudi Arabia, etc.

Our leaders have failed us time after time. We need to know why - what mindset they follow that allows this to happen.

Maybe I’ll do a column somewhere on this subject. After 40 years, I know a thing or two about govt mindsets.


22 posted on 12/22/2010 10:24:20 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

They are going to put the barn door hinges under a microscope.


23 posted on 12/22/2010 11:33:40 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: potlatch; bruinbirdman

[the acronym WTF ]

“Bet they had a good laugh behind the scenes when they named that one!”

Ha! I just bet they did...and a good ole time, too!

BTW, it is fitting...


24 posted on 12/23/2010 12:07:43 AM PST by dixiechick2000 ("First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win." - Gandhi)
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To: bruinbirdman

Well now, wait, wasn’t Wikileaks a CIA project? So now it’s investigating itself? Hasn’t anyone noticed how Obama is completely untouched?


25 posted on 12/23/2010 12:15:02 AM PST by browniexyz
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To: bruinbirdman; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ...


26 posted on 12/23/2010 12:18:15 AM PST by Slings and Arrows
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To: Slings and Arrows

Seriesly? WTF?

lol


27 posted on 12/23/2010 12:21:57 AM PST by dixiechick2000 ("First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win." - Gandhi)
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To: Slings and Arrows

“WTF”

I’ve always wanted to post that acronym in a legitimate way. lol


28 posted on 12/23/2010 12:28:25 AM PST by dixiechick2000 ("First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win." - Gandhi)
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To: dixiechick2000

I bet he tasted funny.


29 posted on 12/23/2010 12:31:52 AM PST by Chunga (Go, Sarah, GO!! - Jim Robinson)
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To: Chunga

And, not like chikken. lol


30 posted on 12/23/2010 12:42:34 AM PST by dixiechick2000 ("First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win." - Gandhi)
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To: dixiechick2000
chikken

WTF??

31 posted on 12/23/2010 12:46:02 AM PST by Chunga (Go, Sarah, GO!! - Jim Robinson)
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To: Chunga

I dunno...WTF?

;o)


32 posted on 12/23/2010 12:49:01 AM PST by dixiechick2000 ("First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win." - Gandhi)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
THe biggest mistake we have continually made has been to underestimate our enemies. . .

Another big mistake; voting into power/hiring into power, those who believe we have no enemies; save for American Citizen Patriots, that is.

These people are not just asleep at the wheel. They are decidedly indifferent to America's security.

33 posted on 12/23/2010 1:46:44 AM PST by cricket (Osama - NOT made in the USA. . .and Obama, not made in the USA either. . .)
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To: dixiechick2000

I live to make dreams come true.


34 posted on 12/23/2010 4:26:21 AM PST by Slings and Arrows
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To: bruinbirdman; Slings and Arrows

35 posted on 12/23/2010 6:06:45 AM PST by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality. Save America From Bankruptcy.)
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To: paulycy

O RLY?


36 posted on 12/23/2010 7:57:46 AM PST by Slings and Arrows
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To: dixiechick2000

Very fitting, lol!


37 posted on 12/23/2010 6:10:08 PM PST by potlatch ( Life must be lived forward but can only be seen looking backward. - Soren Kierkegaard)
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To: Slings and Arrows

“I live to make dreams come true.”

Then.......you are my dream come true. ;o)


38 posted on 12/24/2010 12:39:53 AM PST by dixiechick2000 ("First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win." - Gandhi)
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To: dixiechick2000
Then.......you are my dream come true. ;o)

Oh damn; Keyboard Cat just played me off.

39 posted on 12/24/2010 1:30:38 AM PST by Slings and Arrows
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To: Slings and Arrows

I hope you had a very Merry Christmas!

You are one of my favorite FReepers. ;o)


40 posted on 12/25/2010 11:51:05 PM PST by dixiechick2000 ("First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win." - Gandhi)
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To: dixiechick2000

Both feelings are mutual.


41 posted on 12/26/2010 12:24:13 AM PST by Slings and Arrows
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To: Slings and Arrows

Thank you, sweetie! You made my night! ;o)


42 posted on 12/26/2010 12:26:05 AM PST by dixiechick2000 ("First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win." - Gandhi)
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To: dixiechick2000
Smiley - Blush - 2
43 posted on 12/26/2010 1:08:59 AM PST by Slings and Arrows
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To: Slings and Arrows

Tagline come back!


44 posted on 12/26/2010 5:21:10 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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