Monday, June 21, 2010

Wikileaks plans to release files about deadly U.S. airstrike on Afghan civilians

On June 21, WikiLeaks threatened to release a video of an airstrike in Afghanistan. Like the previous video it released, this video showed U.S. forces killing civilians.

Interestingly, WikiLeaks never released the video. It only threatened to release the video. Apparently, WikiLeaks wanted something from the U.S. government and, in this case, the U.S. government gave WikiLeaks what they wanted.

Score one for WikiLeaks in the New Diplomacy, I guess.

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