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Afghanistan War / Secrets Leak #977047

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 27, 2010
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The national security controversy over the release of raw intelligence about the war in Afghanistan by WikiLeaks examined; details given about the WikiLeaks website and its founder Julian Assange†† and the debate over journalists using WikiLeaks as a source. [President OBAMA – downplays the documents.] [From Baghdad, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Adm. Mike MULLEN – condemns the leak.] [From London, ASSANGE – responds to claims that American lives have been put at risk.] ["New York Times" executive director Bill KELLER†- says you don’t get to choose your sources.] [DePauw University Prindle Institute for Ethics Bob STEELE†- says it challenges the public to make sense of the process at play.] The impact on US fighting forces discussed.

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Mitchell, Andrea
Duration:
00:04:10

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