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now to washington and the release of hundreds of thousands of government documents obtained by
has details on this.
citing significant damage to our
to start restricting government access to
, just as secretary clinton arrived for an overseas trip today. before leaving washington,
said the u.s. deeply regrets the leaks and condemns the action.
there's nothing great about sabotaging the peaceful relationships between nations on which our common security depends.
clinton had already scheduled a meeting with one of the officials involved, the turkish foreign minister who described the cables as exceptionally dangerous.
called the leaks criminal.
the president was with an understatement not pleased with this information becoming public.
says there is a
to the extent we can find anybody who was involved in the breaking of
and who has put at risk the assets and the people that i have described, they will be held responsible.
many of the cables deal with the most critical hot spots around the world. some of the cables revealed that
officials sold a u.n. ambassador there that the counthe -- surprised the u.s. by
's nuclear advances and military steps. journalist with
there's lots of titles that have significance that cover issues folks really care about. that's got to be what starteded this story and that's what makes this a story of
but current and foreign officials say the damage from the documents given to
private first class
bradley manning is enormous.
we're going to be in trouble in the future by now having to go back and being more restrictive.
writes, how is it possible that a 22-year-old
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could get unrestricted access to so much highly
and how is it possible that he could copy and distribute these files without anyone noticing that security was compromised? the
is looking into the possibility of
, experts say it will be very difficult to prosecute
without going after prominent news organizations that published the cables.