Friday, July 30, 2010

Taliban Using Wikileaks To Hunt Down Informers

Wikileaks Afghanistan: Taliban 'Hunting Down Informants' -- The Telegraph

The Taliban has issued a warning to Afghans whose names might appear on the leaked Afghanistan war logs as informers for the Nato-led coalition.

In an interview with Channel 4 News, Zabihullah Mujahid, a Taliban spokesman, said they were studying and investigating the report, adding “If they are US spies, then we know how to punish them.”

The warning came as the US military's top officer, Admiral Mike Mullen said that Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, may already have blood on his hands following the leak of 92,000 classified documents relating to the war in Afghanistan by his website.

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My Comment: Duhhhh!!!! ..... I call this a no brainer. Once those documents were released, the Taliban got their own people to sift through it right away. For those in the Taliban who are responsible for counter intelligence .... the Wikileaks' release of classified information is a treasure trove of intelligence that they are going to analyze and study in the months to come. Unfortunately for our Afghan informers and allies .... life is going to be hell for them very soon (if not already).

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