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But back to FOX & Friends this morning WikiLeaks is defying the Pentagon in getting ready to release another 151000.
Top secret military documents so why would they put potentially.
Our troops in danger once again we're joined this morning.
Like coach -- look cause he's director of free speech and the free speech advocacy group.
For Reporters Without Borders nice to see this morning -- the show.
Hi good morning things.
You're alligator responds immediately to this new round of reports that WikiLeaks is about to release 151000.
Documents they say.
They've gone through about 7000 documents right now and they're getting ready to get all of them out there what is your response.
Always -- this is very simple and it's exactly what's in the letter we wrote to him.
It's if you wanna really step in and speaking to promote transparency good for you and do it because if you think people have to know what is going on.
Put them on there bit please.
Don't release the names.
Don't release the names look let me play you a sound bite from the WikiLeaks spokesperson.
Who says we need transparency.
And that's why they're doing it take a listen.
These various allegations in the -- off we can these harming the US national security.
From our perspective.
Transparency in terms of knowledge about ongoing issues like in war aren't the only things that can who.
To create something remotely like safety.
The -- I have what that statement.
Is basically say you know this transparencies not hurting anyone but we now know from that -- -- spokesperson.
That in fact they're using these documents to go after informants who may have helped and assisted US forces.
In capturing to tell -- going after them hunting them down.
You see full look at.
The -- is how we worry at reporters without borders and how it works when we take a decision.
When we take the decision to defend a reporter -- even.
Someone -- put out an inflammation is a blogger and you just put out that at that that information back to principles.
That we won't don't wanna see there the first one is hate speech you don't call for hate speech the second one is that you don't put any life at risk you don't do that.
And and that's what.
That's the reason why we wrote that letter and that's also the reason why we're defending with Florida's each of job it's if you want to put inflammation.
To the public it's.
-- job but you're going -- you agree that this is putting lives at risk given the Pentagon spokesperson Jeff morale call this the height of irresponsibility.
And he said it would probably compounded the state the -- football are too many lives at risk so defending reporter one thank you guys agree right that this is putting lives at risk.
Yes that's what I knew what that letter to -- and I saw saying you're putting lives at risk now when you will have that information.
How would you handle it what it is now it will -- his response what is their -- -- -- him.
So he answered that yesterday.
Saying that we mis quoted.
And I don't think it's hard to -- -- I mean it's it's not and it's not been misquoted we hear right from them saying we need transparency despite all of that.
We're putting lives at risk according to the united -- pentagon spokesperson this morning.
Clue until it -- -- -- cause we appreciate you joining us this morning and thanks for staying on top of the story for us.
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