Gates: No Sensitive Info In Wikileaks Afghan Papers

Gates: No sensitive info in Wikileaks Afghan papers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Robert Gates said the unauthorized release of some 70,000 classified documents about the Afghanistan war did not reveal sensitive information, but could endanger Afghans who helped the United States, U.S. media reported Sunday.

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