Although the documents released by WikiLeaks have caused enough fuss that American officials "asked" Amazon to kick the whistle-blower's website off their server, other US officials noted that "they have no evidence to date that the [leaked] documents led to anyone's death."
This is probably true because, from what I've read from the media's reports, most of the cables are either boring or simply state things we already knew. Wait! You're telling me he's not an honest politician? No way! And then people are surprised by the political atrophy of our generation.
Fortunately, there are the occasional gems being reported by the media worth hearing about, like the story of an American dentist, Hossein Ghanbarzadeh Vahedi. Vahedi, who had returned to Iran to visit the graves of his parents, had his passport seized by Iranian authorities. After being blocked for 7 months, the 77-year-old decided he had had enough and fled to a U.S. Embassy in Turkey riding on a horse. Can't wait for the "inspired by a true story" movie version of this story, hopefully featuring Steven Seagal as the dentist.
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