WASHINGTON — The Defense Department says the July posting
of tens of thousands of secret Afghan war logs by the WikiLeaks website
compromised no sensitive intelligence sources or practices.
the military says that the leak's disclosure of the names of Afghans who
cooperated with the US put them at risk, and would probably cause
significant harm to US national security interests.
conclusions came in a letter signed by Secretary of Defense Robert Gates
Aug. 16. It was obtained Friday by The Associated Press.
also told Sen. Carl Levin, chairman of the Senate Armed Services
Committee, that an initial review of the leaked documents showed that
they related mostly to day-to-day military operations rather than more
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