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Defense Department officials are negotiating to buy and destroy all 10,000 copies of the first printing of an Afghan war memoir they say contains intelligence secrets, according to two people familiar with the dispute.
...But when the Defense Intelligence Agency saw the manuscript in July and showed it to other spy agencies, reviewers identified more than 200 passages suspected of containing classified information, setting off a scramble by Pentagon officials to stop the book’s distribution.
Originally posted by TrueAmerican
And Rumsfeld wondered where $ 2.3 Trillion disappeared? MAKING STUPID DECISIONS LIKE THIS
Originally posted by Maxmars
What threats to the nation are in there?
The disputed material includes the names of American intelligence officers who served with Colonel Shaffer and his accounts of clandestine operations, including N.S.A. eavesdropping operations, according to two people briefed on the Pentagon’s objections. They asked not to be named because the negotiations are supposed to be confidential.
Originally posted by jjkenobi
10k books is not a large first run at all. But all it takes is one copy to leak out and it's on the Internet forever!
edit on 10-9-2010 by jjkenobi because: (no reason given)