Saudi Arabia urges US attack on Iran to stop nuclear programme
• Officials in Jordan and Bahrain have openly called for Iran's nuclear programme to be stopped by any means, including military.
• Leaders in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt referred to Iran as "evil", an "existential threat" and a power that "is going to take us to war".
US embassy cables: Washington requests biometric information for African leaders
Washington is running a secret intelligence campaign targeted at the leadership of the United Nations, including the secretary general, Ban Ki-moon and the permanent security council representatives from China, Russia, France and the UK.
A classified directive which appears to blur the line between diplomacy and spying was issued to US diplomats under Hillary Clinton's name in July 2009, demanding forensic technical details about the communications systems used by top UN officials, including passwords and personal encryption keys used in private and commercial networks for official communications.
Originally posted by flice
reply to post by v1rtu0s0
How about extensive spying and data collecting of UN officials? That's a huge deal already. I don't see how a UN headquarters could continue to exist in its current form or location!
Originally posted by andy1033
Are you guys going to have one thread to list all the main details, if there is anything.
Originally posted by ommadawn
Now, the big question - how do we know that ANY of these documents are the real thing?
Because we saw it on TV or read it in a newspaper, or found it on the web?
Originally posted by SaturnFX
reply to post by v1rtu0s0
Ya, I am seeing alot of stuff here about how basically Iran sucks...their neighbors hate em, the world hates em...basically the only ones that like em are north korea.
still muddling through the big headlines...alot of standard stuff..bit of smacktalk, etc...but nothing as yet truely "groundbreaking".
So far, if this is the truth being exposed...we may be in slightly better shape as a nation and civilization than I imagined...nothing yet truely springs out as wildly horrible...but then again, I am just skimming.
4. (S) THE WORLD NEEDS OBAMA: Brennan said President Obama looked forward to seeing the King at the G-20 summit in London. "Thank God for bringing Obama to the presidency," the King answered, which has created "great hope" in the Muslim world. "May God grant him strength and patience, Abdullah continued, "May God protect him. I'm concerned about his personal safety. America and the world need such a president."
Originally posted by Myendica
Its hilarious that people depend on the "news" to bring them the cables from wikileaks. I'll wait