Tags: cia | wikileaks | scandal | wtf | acronym

CIA Acronym for WikiLeaks Task Force Draws Chuckles

Wednesday, 22 Dec 2010 11:49 AM

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
The CIA has taken to referring to the WikiLeaks Task Force looking into the damage resulting from the disclosure of thousands of secret files by its acronym, WTF, The Washington Post reported. The bit of levity, which sparked an LOL moment in the blogosphere, may stem from the fact that the controversy has left the CIA largely untouched.

The Post reports that “only a handful of CIA files” have surfaced among the thousands of diplomatic and military secrets the website has exposed. Nor does the information include much about either the CIA or its employees. Some CIA veterans told the Post that the lack of CIA information in the leaks was a vindication of their policy to restrict access to secret information.

A recently retired CIA official told the Post that the CIA "has not capitulated to this business of making everything available to outsiders. They don't even make everything available to insiders. And by and large, the system has worked."

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Crime-Riddled Baltimore Poised to Impose Strict Curfew

Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 09:17 AM

City officials in crime-ridden Baltimore on Tuesday defended plans for one of the toughest U.S. youth curfews against cr . . .

Yosemite Fire Threatens Giant Sequoia Trees in Merced Grove

Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 06:57 AM

A fire in Yosemite National Park is threatening a grove of giant sequoia trees after burning through more than five squa . . .

Pedophiles Turn to Bitcoin

Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 08:24 AM

Anonymous wire transfers and virtual Bitcoin currency are replacing Western Union, PayPal, and credit cards as the prefe . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved