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.


  • Thomas Blanton Director, National Security Archive at George Washington University

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Defends Document Release

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