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WikiLeaks to release more US documents -- 1.7 MILLION U.S. INTELLIGENCE docs
theaustralian.com ^ | April 08, 2013 11:45AM | From: AAP

Posted on 04/07/2013 7:49:15 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

WikiLeaks is to publish more than 1.7 million US diplomatic documents, Julian Assange says. Source: AAP

WHISTLEBLOWING website WikiLeaks is to publish more than 1.7 million US diplomatic and intelligence documents from the 1970s, founder Julian Assange says.

The website has collated a variety of records including cables, intelligence reports and congressional correspondence and is releasing them in a searchable form on Monday.

Assange has carried out much of the work from his refuge in Ecuador's embassy in London and told the Press Association that the records highlighted the "vast range and scope" of US influence around the world.

The Australian has been holed up in the tiny diplomatic mission for nine months as he seeks to avoid extradition to Sweden over allegations of rape and sexual assault, which he denies.

WikiLeaks sent shockwaves around the diplomatic world in 2010 when it released a set of more than 250,000 leaked US cables.

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The new records, dating from the beginning of 1973 to the end of 1976, have not been leaked and are available to view at the US national archives. They include many communications which were sent by or to then US secretary of state Henry Kissinger.

Many of the documents, which WikiLeaks has called the Public Library of US Diplomacy (PlusD), are marked NODIS (no distribution) or Eyes Only, while others were originally marked as secret.

Assange said WikiLeaks had undertaken a detailed analysis of the communications, adding that the information eclipsed Cablegate, a set of more than 250,000 US diplomatic cables published by WikiLeaks from November 2010 and over the following year.

Assange fled to the Ecuadorian embassy in June after losing his battle in the British courts against extradition to Sweden.

Ecuador granted him asylum in August but Britain has refused to allow him safe passage out of the country, sparking a diplomatic stalemate.

Assange founded the WikiLeaks website that enraged Washington by releasing cables and war logs relating to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in one of the biggest security breach in US history.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: bengahzi; ecuador; hillary; julianassange; nwo; unitedkingdom; wikileaks

1 posted on 04/07/2013 7:49:15 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Intelligence reports? That should be a small file.


2 posted on 04/07/2013 7:50:21 PM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: TigersEye; Marine_Uncle; justa-hairyape; onyx; SunkenCiv; NormsRevenge

H/T to the Drudge Report.


3 posted on 04/07/2013 7:50:38 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Thank you very much.

Standing by!


4 posted on 04/07/2013 7:52:46 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I can’t really decide how I feel about this. If we had an honest, forthright government, I’d go for stringing Assange up on a lamp post. But as it stands, some of what’s going to be leaked might be of value to those who want to fix what’s wrong with our government and has been for most all of my life.


5 posted on 04/07/2013 7:54:23 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: onyx

They are old...1970’s...


6 posted on 04/07/2013 7:55:17 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

LOLOL.


7 posted on 04/07/2013 7:56:03 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; ...

Thanks Ernest.
Julian Assange... has carried out much of the work from his refuge in Ecuador's embassy in London... The Australian has been holed up in the tiny diplomatic mission for nine months as he seeks to avoid extradition to Sweden over allegations of rape and sexual assault
This should make the Lew Rockwell scumbags happy.


8 posted on 04/07/2013 7:58:11 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Old doesn’t necessarily mean not damaging.


9 posted on 04/07/2013 8:01:05 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Well, does he have anything on:

The conspiracy to put a foreign national or otherwise unqualified person in the White House?

How about Fast and Furious (without all the annoying magic marker).

Benghazi?

Enquiring minds wanna know...

10 posted on 04/07/2013 8:12:31 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Maybe we can find out about Benghazi or what the DHS is up to with the FEMA camps, bullets, drones, and armored vehicles.


11 posted on 04/07/2013 8:16:33 PM PDT by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est.)
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To: Smokin' Joe
Well, does he have anything on: The conspiracy to put a foreign national or otherwise unqualified person in the White House? How about Fast and Furious (without all the annoying magic marker). Benghazi? Enquiring minds wanna know...

That's what they SHOULD be focused on...until then, the Anonymous A-holes and the Wikileaks wankers are not part of the solution to me.

12 posted on 04/07/2013 8:19:08 PM PDT by Captainpaintball (Those who say the Constitution is a "Living, Breathing Document" do so because they want to KILL it.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

The only thing that surprises me about this punk is that the person claiming rape is an adult female rather than an underage boy.


13 posted on 04/07/2013 8:22:40 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Leno Was Right,They *Are* Undocumented Democrats!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

How about Fast and Furious (without all the annoying magic marker). Benghazi?

How about starting now and working backwards to the 70s?

OR just focus on Benghazi, that will keep him busy for the rest of his life.


14 posted on 04/07/2013 8:41:11 PM PDT by Phosgood (Send in the Clowns...but Wait, they're here!! >..<)
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To: vette6387; Ernest_at_the_Beach
Post #5.
I'm sure many have similar feelings. But where should labeled classified documents be exposed.
It is a hard road to travel.
15 posted on 04/07/2013 9:19:29 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Galt level is not far away......)
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To: Smokin' Joe

BUMP!


16 posted on 04/07/2013 9:32:31 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Marine_Uncle

” But where should labeled classified documents be exposed.”

Years ago ( during the Vietnam War era) I worked in Military R&D. Work required a clearance and documents were controlled. That said, a lot of the “classifications” were made to obscure what was being done rather than for the purpose of protecting the country’s secrets. It is too easy to “classify” something to protect nefarious activity. I learned recently that something that I did that was “classifled SECRET was shown to the Congress (and the public) many years ago.


17 posted on 04/07/2013 9:42:34 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: vette6387
I do fully appreciate your statements. Way back then I worked on lower Classified up to Secret level programs at a rather well known defense contractor's facilities.
So to a very much lesser extent within the bounds of your statements, I can appreciate what they suggest.
The issue continues to be a delicate matter to address.
I basically scrubbed a lot of what I used to have in my FR profile, after considering it is best to often just stay quiet, even if things have been de-classified.
18 posted on 04/07/2013 10:03:56 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Galt level is not far away......)
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To: vette6387

I should have added. Do have a great upcoming day. Time for this old fart to retire.


19 posted on 04/07/2013 10:05:26 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Galt level is not far away......)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

20 posted on 04/07/2013 10:13:18 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

does anyone even raise a stink over the release of all this classified data?

of course not.

why is that? why is treasonous behavior not dealt with properly anymore?


21 posted on 04/08/2013 12:11:40 AM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Why is anyone in the Wikileaks organization still breathing?


22 posted on 04/08/2013 12:29:13 AM PDT by XHogPilot
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To: JoeProBono

To #20: A clear shot. Why wasn’t he taken out? Ecuador is led by a marxist enemy of America so they are fair game too.

In the old days.....


23 posted on 04/08/2013 12:44:34 AM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: vette6387

I’m with you. Too bad he doesn’t have files starting in 2009.


24 posted on 04/08/2013 6:51:29 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer seems to be working.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Biggest security breach?

All those iraq ‘embedded reporters’ and the telegraphing of what was going on was the just as bad as any security breach, IMO
That war was so hindered, it’s a wonder anyone came back.


25 posted on 04/08/2013 6:55:14 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer seems to be working.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Obongo doesn’t have to worry about leaked intelligence documents. He has no intelligence to leak.


26 posted on 04/08/2013 6:58:58 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: All

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27 posted on 06/24/2013 12:53:10 AM PDT by Cindy
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