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December 23, 2010 4:23 PM

Army opens probe of its role in WikiLeaks security breach

The U.S. Army has launched a wide-ranging investigation into how a private allegedly downloaded hundreds of thousands of secret reports and diplomatic cables and handed them to WikiLeaks and whether other soldiers should face criminal charges in the case. It's the second time in just over a year that Army practices have come under intense internal scrutiny after a major security failing.

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