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The CIA is in the intensive care room

Short-term intelligence wins will come at the expense of long-term security

Julian Assange, editor-in-chief of Wikileaks ©Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire/PA Images

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Organisations like the CIA live or die by their ability to keep secrets. Today the CIA is in the intensive care room and is leaking secrets like a wet paper bag. On Tuesday, WikiLeaks published the biggest ever leak of CIA documents: 8,761 in total.

WikiLeaks claims that it has released only one per cent of the remarkable new CIA material it has available. The CIA…

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