Wikileaks: Your Call to Action!
Over 90k leaked documents on the war
in Afghanistan reveal corruption, coverups, excessive civilian casualties
and more! Call 888-493-5443
now! Tell your Congressperson that the WikiLeaks'
documents confirm that this war is immoral and unwinnable.
Democracy Now! The New Pentagon Papers: WikiLeaks Releases
90,000+ Secret Military Documents Painting Devastating Picture of
Afghanistan war logs are compiled from over 92,000 US military documents,
leaked to whistle-blowing organization Wikileaks
by US soldiers concerned about war crimes. The largest leak from the military
during war time, surpassing the Pentagon Papers leaked by Daniel Ellsberg,
- Hundreds of Afghan civilians have been killed by US or NATO troops;
- The US continues to bungle operations by confusing and misunderstaning
local history, politics and regional animosities; More...
- Special Operations Unit 373 hunts leaders for extrajudicial assassination
or capture and detention; More...
- Pakistan's spy agency ISI is accused repeatedly by coalition commanders
of directing Taliban attacks or planning operations; More...
- The US is increasingly using deadly Reaper drones to hunt and kill
Taliban targets by remote control from Creech Air Force Base, Nevada;
- In response to US and NATO military, the Taliban have escalated their
roadside bombing campaign, killing over 2,000 civilians to date. More...
- Corruption and drug-dealing has become the norm in Afghan goverment
and police circles. More...
Exposing the Truth on the Occupation and the Cover Ups
- War Crimes and Accountability:
Excerpt from the Guardian: Rachel Reid, who investigates civilian casualty
incidents in Afghanistan for Human Rights Watch, said: "These files
bring to light what's been a consistent trend by US and Nato forces:
the concealment of civilian casualties. Despite numerous tactical directives
ordering transparent investigations when civilians are killed, there
have been incidents I've investigated in recent months where this is
still not happening. Accountability is not just something you do
when you are caught. It should be part of the way the US and Nato
do business in Afghanistan every time they kill or harm civilians."
The reports, many of which the Guardian is publishing in full online,
present an unvarnished and often compelling account of the reality of
modern war. Read
- The White House response to the WikiLeaks:
According to WikiLeaks founder, who rejects accusations that
the leak has compromised America's national security. "We are
familiar with groups whose abuse we expose attempting to criticise the
messenger to distract from the power of the message." Read more
war logs: Wikileaks founder rebuts White House criticism: Julian Assange
rejects accusation that publishing thousands of secret US military files
about the war in Afghanistan has compromised America's national security.
- Mainstream Media Response to the WikiLeaks:
CNN's coverage of the story has also focused on the so-called threat
to national security. Instead of scrutinizing US war crimes and military
blunders, the mainstream media has yet again resorted to its usual tactics:
obfuscation of the issues and inability to accept the truth.