13 Aug Top 10 WikiLeaks Revelations
WikiLeaks has started to release sensitive information from State Department archives. People who have seen the released State Department cable documents have knowledge about new and sensitive information concerning the foreign policy of the United States. The article discusses ten WikiLeaks revelations.
Spies, Secret War, and Iran
The first WikiLeaks revelation is that diplomats are used as spies. In 2009, Hillary Clinton used diplomats overseas for intelligence gathering purposes. The diplomats were directed to obtain personal data from the foreign officials. The collected information includes bio-metric data and credit card numbers.
The second WikiLeaks revelation is that a secret war took place in Yemen. President Barrack Obama approved a missile attack on terrorist suspects. However, the Yemeni government showed full responsibilities for the attacks.
The third revelation is about North Korea and Iran. The United States intelligence illustrates that Iran got 19 missiles with a range of 2,000 miles from North Korea.
Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Iran Attack
The fourth revelation shows that the Defense Secretary does not support an attack on Iran. Bob Gates told his French counterpart that an attack on Iran could only delay the Iranian program by a maximum of three years.
The fifth revelation is that Saudi Arabia leaders want the United States to attack Iran. King Abdullah wants America to stop Iran’s nuclear program through military attacks.
The sixth revelation indicates that Israel is not keen on attacking the nuclear program of Iran.
Pakistan Uranium, Corruption, Gaza Invasion, and Undiplomatic Terms
The seventh point is that the United States has attempted to obtain enriched Uranium from a nuclear reactor in Pakistan. Since 2007, there are fears that the uranium could be accessed and used by terrorists to make bombs.
The eighth point is that the American government conducts business with Ahmed Wali Karzai, who is the brother of the Afghan president. He is corrupt and a proven drug trafficker.
Ninth WikiLeaks revelation is that the American diplomats describe foreign leaders using unfriendly or abusive words. President Vladimir Putin is in some cases referred to as an “alpha dog.”
The tenth revelation shows that Fatah was informed about Gaza invasion. Israeli Defense Minister in 2008 informed Fatah and Egypt about the Gaza attack.