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Diplomatic Cables

Secret Talks Between Israelis and Saudis Reflect Regional Anxieties

David Oualaalou | Posted 06.21.2016 | Politics
David Oualaalou

Given the sorry state of affairs in the Middle East, it's easy to conclude there's no end in sight to the ongoing chaos, violence and upheaval. Yet it is also a land of miracles. How else to explain recent revelations about secret meetings between Saudi Arabia and Israel to address a common foe, Iran.

The Zimmermann Telegram

Ricardo B. Salinas | Posted 03.17.2014 | World
Ricardo B. Salinas

Espionage is an even more important issue in this age of electronic communication. In the past few years we have learned that no government or institution, ally or enemy, is safe from the intelligence services of the United States.

An Open Letter About Pfc. Bradley Manning

Mary Keck | Posted 04.20.2012 | Politics
Mary Keck

If the allegations that he leaked information to Wikileaks are true, he fulfilled his oath to protect and serve the citizens of the United States. His actions should be celebrated just as we would the deeds of any courageous service member.

Joshua Hersh

WikiLeaks Releases Entire Cache Of Secret Diplomatic Cables | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

Less than a year after they began distributing private government documents to select media outlets, WikiLeaks has published its entire collection of ...

WikiLeaks Accidentally Released Thousands Of Dangerous Cables

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 10.29.2011 | World

WikiLeaks has accidentally released thousands of dangerous U.S. State Department cables. From Der Spiegel: Since the beginning of the year, an e...

Wikileaks Cable Suggests Saudi Arabia Is Running Out Of Oil

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A Wikileaks cable has reportedly revealed that Saudi Arabia may not have enough oil to stop prices from skyrocketing. That is, depending on how you de...

U.S. Official: Wikileaks Revelations 'Embarrassing But Not Damaging'

Reuters | Mark Hosenball | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Internal U.S. government reviews have determined that a mass leak of diplomatic cables caused only limited damage to U.S. inter...

Julian Assange to Launch Social Network for Diplomats, Twofacebook™

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

Saying that he hopes to build the site into a "portal of deceit," Mr. Assange said, "this will be a must-visit destination on the Internet for sworn enemies to friend each other."

BY FAR the Most Shocking Parts of the WikiLeaks Diplomatic Cables

Lee Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Camp


WikiLeaks, and Mideast Realities

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Abraham H. Foxman

What is so clear from these documents, what some of us were saying all along but were often criticized for allegedly simply expressing the Israeli view, is that the threat of a nuclear Iran is indeed the greatest threat to civilization.

Wiki Wondering: Is It Still the Season to Rely on Reason?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

It's another WikiLeaks week: thousands of meant-to-be-secret diplomatic cables have been made available to a handful of news organizations. And the first conclusion? This stuff is complicated.

WikiLeaks: China, North Korea Not As Cooperative As Presumed

AP/The Huffington Post | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UPDATE: China has blocked WikiLeaks over the most recent set of allegations, with the spokesman for China's foreign ministry saying, "China takes note...