WikiLeaks: Revealing Military Secrets in the Internet Age

WikiLeaks: Revealing Military Secrets in the Internet Age

It's being called the largest release of secret military documents since the Pentagon Papers. We look at who's behind WikiLeaks, the website that posted 90,000 secret military documents about the Afghanistan war.

This weekend, WikiLeaks posted 90,000 secret military documents about the Afghanistan War; the largest release of secret documents since Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers. We look at who's behind WikiLeaks,and we explore what it says about government transparency in the Internet age.

Guests

Thomas Blanton

Director, National Security Archive at George Washington University

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