Carr also said he was not aware of any sources in Iraq who were killed because they were named in the war logs. "Just for
Against this background, the WikiLeaks story, which broke the day after the boxun leak, took on a special significance. In
The New York Times published a portrait of Private Manning reminiscent of the type of character assassination J.Edgar Hoover planted in newspapers in the hey day of the communist witch hunts.
We are now in a process of rapid recovery from our disease of bearing false witness. This is what makes WikiLeaks, YouTube, Facebook, and text messaging so glorious.
You wouldn't be reading the coverage of the so-called Afghanistan logs--in The New York Times, Der Spiegel, and The Guardian
TIME: There's a collection of newspapers with your picture on the front page. Who is Julian Assange? Assange: I am a journalist
What the WikiLeaks material reveals most clearly is the devastating toll this war has had on Afghan civilians. That The NYT chose not to emphasize this fact suggests a political motive to avoid discussing the human impact of the war.
In Islamabad, the Pakistani Ministry of Foreign Affairs called the leaked documents "misplaced, skewed and contrary to the
Addressing civilian harm is now one of ISAF's key counterinsurgency tools, but with the level of accumulated mistrust over the lack of disclosure illustrated by these war logs, it may be coming 9 years too late.
But Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said, "However illegally these documents