WikiLeaks: That Was 1% of Our Cables

But it's unclear if the best is yet to come
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 23, 2011 12:50 PM CST
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrives for a news conference with former Swiss banker Rudolf Elmer, not seen, at the Frontline Club in London, Monday Jan. 17, 2011. Rudolf Elmer blew the whistle on...   (Lefteris Pitarakis)
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(Newser) – WikiLeaks has released 2,628 diplomatic cables that came from the US State Department, or a meager 1% of the 251,287 in its possession, despite Julian Assange's repeated assurances to speed their release. But what's unclear, notes the AP, is whether the most salacious revelations have already been released, or if WikiLeaks and its so-called media partners have had a chance to go through the enormous vault. Regardless, Assange says he's getting new leaks all the time.

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