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WikiLeaks’ Greatest Hits

The group is only five years old, but it has already published some of journalism’s biggest scoops

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Wikileaks is only five years old, but it has already published some of journalism's biggest scooops. Click through for the details.

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Afghan War Diary

July 25th, 2010

WikiLeaks posts 76,000 classified military reports from the war in Afghanistan, including details on previously unreported incidents of covert operations against the Taliban and the killings of Afghan civilians by NATO forces.

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Iraq War Logs

October 22nd, 2010

In the largest leak of its kind in U.S. military history, the group releases nearly 400,000 U.S. military documents from the Iraq War, shedding light on civilian deaths, detainee abuse and the involvement of Iran.


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November 28th, 2010

Working with five leading news outlets, WikiLeaks begins posting 250,000 diplomatic cables from 150 countries. Revelations about the inner workings of corrupt regimes are credited with fueling the Arab Spring.

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