CIA Launches Task Force to Assess Impact of WikiLeaks

Wednesday Dec 22nd 2010 by Staff

The group goes by an acronym that's either amusing or appropriate depending on your point of view: WTF.

Washington Post: The CIA has launched a new task force to investigate the impact of WikiLeaks' exposure of U.S. diplomatic cables. Called the "WikiLeaks Task Force," the group is known internally by an acronym with rather ironic connotations: WTF.

While the leaked documents reveal very little about the CIA's operations, some in the agency worry that it could hamper their ability to recruit informants. Others say it vindicates the CIA's strategy of sharing very little information with those outside the agency--or even those inside the agency.

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