Special Reports

December 9, 2010

Commentary: WikiLeaks and the price of secrecy

Suddenly, foreign news is back. In the past week or so, the long lamented decline in smart, well-sourced, insightful and provocative coverage of international affairs has done a 180. Overnight, the media are brimming with stories about global politics: Do Arab leaders privately share Israel's fears of Iran? Is Ahmadinejad making nice to Hugo Chávez in hopes of finding uranium in Venezuela for Iran's nuclear program?

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