David Rieff

Policy Analyst

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Author and policy analyst who has written extensively on war, humanitarian relief, and development issues; son of the late author, Susan Sontag

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton today  denounced the release  by WikiLeaks of a quarter-million  documents  she said "purport" to be confidential State Department communications.

WikiLeaks Rips the Lid off US Diplomacy

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton today denounced the release by WikiLeaks of a quarter-million documents she said "purport" to be confidential State Department communications.

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the release of more than a quarter-million confidential documents  endangers lives and threatens national security .

WikiLeaks Rips the Lid off US Diplomacy

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the release of more than a quarter-million confidential documents endangers lives and threatens national security .

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