Wikileaks releases the new Pentagon Papers?

The Wikileaks story about leaked documents over the Afghan war is racing across the world.

Some analysis and further news is here, here, here and here.

Releasing sensitive information in the age of the web is a marvel of new technology. Here the New York Times explains its reasoning behind publication.

The job of journalists and bloggers now is to sift through the hundreds of thousands of reports and never believe a single word spoken by a government official again.

We have been sold a bogus war in Afghanistan since 2001. Why are we there? Who are we fighting? What are we actually achieving? Wikileaks provides some devastating answers.

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