WikiLeaks continues to release a steady stream of confidential documents from the U.S. State Department, despite the arrest of its founder Julian Assange on Tuesday.
The batch of WikiLeaks cables released today, Dec. 9 -- a few dozen -- looks at some regions of instability and points of contention worldwide. The cables touch on North Korea, Burma, Egypt, Venezuela, Kosovo and Nigeria, as well as other nations.
There are 251,287 total documents to be leaked, WikiLeaks says, and only a small fragment (less than 1 percent) have been published thus far.
Here are some highlights from today's leaked documents: