CIA Launches WTF
The U.S. Government is predictably concerned about WikiLeaks, and the CIA is launching a task force to take care access the impact of the U.S. cables leaked.
The special task force will examine the thousands of U.S. diplomatic cables as well as the military files exposed by WikiLeaks. The CIA itself has been relatedly unscathed by the WikiLeaks actions, but the agency is concerned that the leaks could affect recruitment of informants due to the appearance that the U.S. government's inability to keep secrets.
"The director asked the task force to examine whether the latest release of WikiLeaks documents might affect the agency's foreign relationships or operations," CIA spokesman George Little said, according to the Washington Post.
The CIA's Counterintelligence Center is leading the new task force, which is also made up of more than two dozen members from departments across the agency.
The official name of this group is the WikiLeaks Task Force, otherwise known as WTF.