DIPLOMATIC CABLES

  • US: Whistleblower Bradley Manning not found guilty of aiding the enemy July 31, 2013

    Whistleblower Bradley Manning responsible for the leak of US diplomatic cables is found not guilty of aiding the enemy, however the Military court found him guilty of most other charges including 5 counts of theft. The US soldier was responsible for the largest ever leak of 7 lakh sheets...
  • After WikiLeaks, US tries to shield classified data October 9, 2011

    Washington: The US government on Friday announced steps to clamp down on who can access classified information, seeking to avert another WikiLeaksscale breach of military documents and diplomatic cables. The presidential order requires US agencies to appoint senior people to prevent and detect breaches and creates a task force to...
  • Diplomatic cables not part of US policy: Clinton December 4, 2010

    Washington: Diplomatic cables are not part of the US policy and meant to just provide information which is not always accurate, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said, while acknowledging that the Defence Department did not handle properly the classified papers illegally obtained by WikiLeaks. "Diplomatic cables are not policy....
  • Interpol posts 'red notice' for WikiLeaks founder December 1, 2010

    London: Interpol issued a "red notice" on Tuesday to assist in the arrest of Julian Assange, founder of the whistleblowing website WikiLeaks, who is wanted in Sweden on suspicion of sexual crimes. Assange, a former computer hacker now at the centre of a global controversy after WikiLeaks released a trove of...