Many of the State Department cables are akin to teenage diary entries one might see scrawled on a high school bathroom wall. This is not news. This is not important. This is an episode of Desperate Housewives, but with less attractive characters.
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The concept and practice of 21st century statecraft will have profound implications for how we think of ourselves as citizens -- of both our own country and of the digital world we increasingly inhabit.