Interesting articles

No. 1 on my list:
US asked its diplomats, in violation of international treaties, to gather information from UN officials, including DNA, fingerprints, iris scans, credit card numbers, and ID photos, as well as information on the telecommunications infrastructures, including security measures, passwords, personal encryption keys.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/nov/28/us-embassy-cables-spying-un

Saudi Arabia urges U.S. to attack Iran to stop nuclear programme:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/nov/28/us-embassy-cables-saudis-iran

China’s increasing readiness to accept Korean reunification and ‘to abandon North Korea’:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/nov/29/wikileaks-cables-china-reunified-korea

US pressured Germany not to prosecute CIA Agents who kidnapped, imprisoned and tortured an innocent German citizen
http://www.aclu.org/national-security/us-pressured-germany-not-prosecute-cia-officers-torture-and-rendition

UK promised to “put measures in place to protect [US] interests during the UK inquiry into the causes of the Iraq war”.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/nov/30/wikileaks-chilcot-iraq-war-inquiry

Secret agreement between U.S. and UK to allow U.S. to store cluster bombs on British territory despite a ban on them, bypassing the Parliament:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/dec/01/wikileaks-cables-cluster-bombs-britain

US Military contractor DynCorp involved with drugs and hired ‘dancing boys’ in Afghanistan, U.S. asked to ‘quash’ the story:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/dec/02/foreign-contractors-hired-dancing-boys
Here the response of DynCopr to another article concerning this, that was written in a more drastic tone (linked in the response):
http://blogs.houstonpress.com/hairballs/2010/12/wikileaks_dyncorp_responds.php

Involvement of a leading chinese politician in the hacking of Google:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2010/dec/04/wikileaks-cables-google-china-hacking

Nato plans to defend Baltics and Poland from Russia:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/dec/06/wikileaks-cables-nato-russia-baltics

Likely correlation between threats by Gaddafi and the release of the Lockerbie-bomber:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/dec/07/wikileaks-gaddafi-britain-lockerbie-bomber

Shell’s grip on/infiltration of Nigerian government:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/dec/08/wikileaks-cables-shell-nigeria-spyin

US lobbyism for Visa & Mastercard in Russia, esp. interesting in light of the recent events:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/dec/08/wikileaks-us-russia-visa-mastercard

Burma seemingly builds secret nuclear and missile sites with the help of North Korea:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/dec/09/wikileaks-cables-burma-nuclear-weapons

Pfizer’s attempted blackmail against the Nigerian attorney general in order make him drop legal action over a controversial drug trial involving children with meningitis:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/dec/09/wikileaks-cables-pfizer-nigeria

Ukrainian freighter carrying tanks and weapons that was captured by Somalian pirates in 2008 carried of several arms shipment to Sudan happening in consultation with the US
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/09/world/africa/09wikileaks-tank.html

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~ by netzinformant on December 12, 2010.

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