Egypt's leader has trouble hearing, while Italy's prime minister enjoys "partying hard." The Sultan of Oman is too busy to read books. A diplomat's picnic menu in Eritrea included sheep innards with honey.
Such banal revelations, contained in U.S. diplomatic cables made public by WikiLeaks in recent weeks, were routinely classified as if national security depended on them. But some say the disclosures actually expose the government's zeal for secrets, even trivial ones.
How will Donald Trump’s first 100 days impact YOU? Subscribe, choose the community that you most identify with or want to learn more about and we’ll send you the news that matters most once a week throughout Trump’s first 100 days in office. Learn more