Wikileaks.org documents regarding the Afghanistan war had been the talk of the media and the discussion of military personnel and head of government involved in the War in Afghanistan. The documents leaked by Wikileaks.org and posted online contains more than 73,000 documents of the 90,000 Julian Assange is said to possess.
The documents contains raw data which directly come from reports of on-ground personnel. The contents of these documents varies from regular routine procedures to highly classified information.
As of this moment the most shocking information revealed are the double game being played by Pakistan spies and the revelation of the names of anti-Taliban informants. The first revelation was denied by Pakistan but had already created a sort of barrier between the United States and Afghanistan.
The second revelation gives dire consequences to those people in the list and their family. The Taliban ha dalready made a statement that those who they deemed as traitors will be punished and beheaded. “We know how to punish them,” says the Taliban leadership.
In the latest development, head of US military operations are condemning the publication of the documents, saying that the action of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks.org are highly irresponsible and life threatening.
"The battlefield consequences of the release of these documents are potentially severe and dangerous for our troops, our allies and Afghan partners, and may well damage our relationships and reputation in that key part of the world," Secretary of Defense Robert Gates said. "Intelligence sources and methods, as well as military tactics, techniques and procedures will become known to our adversaries."
Julian Assange, the known founder of WikiLeaks.org maintains his position and shows no remorse for revealing the documents. Assange will be the topic of Dateline, SBS One on Sunday, August 1, 2010 at 8.30pm. Mark Davis of Dateline will reveal some interesting facts as he travels together with Julian Assange for one month.
Here is a video from CNN regarding the latest development on Julian Assange and WikiLeaks.org.
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