"The whistleblowing website WikiLeaks has just published "the Kissinger cables,"
1.7 million U.S. diplomatic and intelligence documents from 1973 to 1976 that
include many once-secret memos written by former Secretary of State Henry
Kissinger. While the documents have been available to the public at the National
Archives, WikiLeaks has created a searchable online database to allow anyone in
the world to quickly search them. WikiLeaks founder and editor Julian Assange
reportedly did most of the work creating the database from his refuge in
Ecuador’s embassy in London. WikiLeaks spokesperson Kristinn Hrafnsson joins us
to discuss the documents’ release. Hrafnsson also comments on the recent
anniversary of the release of the "Collateral Murder" military video, which
shows U.S. forces killing 12 people in the Iraqi suburb of New Baghdad —
including two Reuters employees, Saeed Chmagh and Namir Noor-Eldeen. After the
video’s release, Hrafnsson met with family members of the victims in Iraq........"