Loose lips sink ships, read the poster during World War II. The US government was then urging citizens to refrain from sharing what might even seem like benign information to the untrained ear. It was only a matter of time before Europe’s first ground war since the information age sprang a leak that might be anything but benign. In fact, it is a miracle it did not happen sooner. The so-called Pentagon Files are coming out in a very 21st- century way: first in a chat room among gamers, before graduating to Twitter and Telegram, and now to the journalists following up on a trove of documents that appear to be five weeks old – some authentic, some apparently doctored.
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