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'Taliban Study WikiLeaks to Hunt Informants'

12:42 PM, Jul 30, 2010 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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A spokesman for the Taliban told Britain’s Channel 4 News on Thursday that the insurgent group is scouring classified American military documents posted online by the group WikiLeaks for information to help them find and “punish” Afghan informers. Speaking by telephone from an undisclosed location, Zabihullah Mujahid, who frequently contacts news organizations, including The Times on behalf of the Taliban, said, “We are studying the report.”

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Admiral Mullen said yesterday that Julian Assange, the head of WikiLeaks, may already have blood on his hands:

Mr. Assange can say whatever he likes about the greater good he thinks he and his source are doing, but the truth is they might already have on their hands the blood of some young soldier or that of an Afghan family.

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