7,596. 7/25/2010

Following WikiLeaks’ publication of 77,000 classified military documents on the war in Afghanistan, National Security Advisor General James Jones made a statement from the White House on July 25, 2010. ” ‘The United States strongly condemns the disclosure of classified information by individuals and organizations which could put the lives of Americans and our partners at risk, and threaten our national security. Wikileaks made no effort to contact us about these documents–the United States government learned from news organizations that these documents would be posted. These irresponsible leaks will not impact our ongoing commitment to deepen our partnerships with Afghanistan and Pakistan; to defeat our common enemies; and to support the aspirations of the Afghan and Pakistani people.’ ”

 – General James Jones, “Statement of National Security Advisor General James Jones on WikiLeaks,” The White House, Office of the Press Secretary, July 25, 2010

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