"The name was not there," Carr acknowledged. "The name of the individual that was killed was not in the disclosures." At
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.
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.
Still, much of the material is anything but encouraging. Crowley said it was unclear whether the leak was related to a U.S
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.
All three officials spoke on condition of anonymity to comment on the release of classified material. Jones, the White House
A huge cache of secret US military files today provides a devastating portrait of the failing war in Afghanistan, revealing