The Case for Wikileaks:
100 Leaks in 100 Tweets
by Kevin Gosztola at kgosztola, 2011-03-11 starting ca. 6 a.m.

(Update: Since this was uploaded, Gosztola put the list online himself at WL Central.)

100. Murdered Ugandan gay rights activist was mocked by Uganda politicians at UN-backed debate #cablegate

99. US’ secret list of Allied countries it thinks should contribute more to Afghan war #cablegate

98. Panama president wanted US to wiretap his political rivals #cablegate

97. New Zealand did about-face on troops to Iraq, feared missing out on lucrative Oil for Food contracts #cablegate

96. Obama pushed Spain to implement law to crack down on illegal Internet downloads #cablegate

95. US pressured Spain to investigate Islamic centers #cablegate

94. Libya bought infected blood then accused Bulgarian nurses of infecting AIDS patients #cablegate

93. US thinks Sweden will play critical role in cyber warfare in future #cablegate

92. Sec. of Defense Robert Gates thinks Russia is oligarchy run by security services #cablegate

91. US lobbied Russia to amend draft law so it would not disadvantage Visa, Mastercard #cablegate

90. Russian Orthdox Church pervades all aspects of Russian society and politics #cablegate

89. Saudi Arabia asked US to halt lawsuit against state company being sued for oil price fixing #cablegate

88. Libya placed billions of dollars in US banks #cablegate

87. Revelation on Ivory Coast election that divided the country and has created civil war #cablegate

86. Deposed president of Madagascar ‘recruited mercenaries’ #cablegate

85. Egypt military had a 'Plan B' in the event of regime change #cablegate

84. Chamber of Commerce head in Nicaragua used his position to undermine President Daniel Ortega #cablegate

83. Rice wanted US diplomats to gather intelligence on Israeli communications tech & Palestinian leaders #cablegate

82. Japan launching first post-war foreign spy agency #cablegate

81. China used US debt to pressure US on Taiwan #cablegate

80. Uribe authorized clandestine ops against leftist FARC in Venezuela #cablegate

79. US, UK & France considered delaying Internat'l Criminal Court investigation into Bashir #cablegate

78. Karzai warned it would be near impossible to hold credible elections in Afghanistan #cablegate

77. A Baghdad zoo with booze-swilling bears and laser-enhanced fish #cablegate

76. Mubarak warned Cheney not to go to war in Iraq #cablegate

75. How Coca-Cola got embroiled in a feud between Gaddafi sons #cablegate

74. Fighters in Eastern Libya willing to 'die hard' in Iraq War, fueled by Gaddafi-US link #cablegate

73. Paraguayan president is a US agent #cablegate h/t @MatrixWikiLeak

72. US concerned with Berlusconi-Putin tie #cablegate

71. Berlusconi entertains escorts at 'Bunga Bunga' parties #cablegate

70. Russia a mafia state #cablegate

69. Impossible to prevent cartels from financing candidates in Mexico elections #cablegate

68. US cheered on Operation Cast Lead in Gaza #cablegate

67. Obama tried to persuade Saudi Arabia to sign Copenhagen accord #cablegate

66. Canadian officials were afraid Obama was too gung-ho on renewable energy #cablegate

65. U.S. and China conspired to block reform on climate change at Copenhagen talks #cablegate

64. Dalai Lama thinks climate change should take priority over politics in Tibet #cablegate

63. Late president of Gabon Omar Bongo embezzled funds, channeled $ to French political parties #cablegate

62. US played a role in a coup in Honduras that was illegal #cablegate

61. US resentment toward unions uncovered in Mexico cable #cablegate

60. Tunisia cables uncovered rampant corruption on Ben Ali or 'The Family' #cablegate

59. US lied in cable about Michael Moore's film 'Sicko' being banned in Cuba #cablegate

58. Revelations on 9/11 gang that fled to London #cablegate

57. European feudalism in Azerbaijan no problem for US, oil makes risk of embarrassment worth it #cablegate

56. UK secretly advised Libya on how to secure release of Lockerbie bomber #cablegate

55. The Libyan frogman that couldn't swim (truly, a cautionary tale) #cablegate

54. Bangladeshi death squad trained by UK officers #cablegate

53. Baby Doc Duvalier's return to Haiti was a 'concern' for US

52. Saudi Arabia can't pump enough oil to keep prices down, reserves 40% overstated #cablegate

51. US maneuvered to ensure Spanish High Court wouldn’t investigate Couso, Guantanamo & CIA flights #cablegate

50. Gordon Brown was concerned about use of bases for US spy planes #cablegate

49. BP had a blast similar to the Deepwater Horizon disaster in Azerbaijan #cablegate

48. Pfizer used ‘dirty tricks’ to force Nigeria gov’t to drop legal action against controversial drug trial #cablegate

47. US, Nato & Red Cross colluded, downplayed number of Afghani civilian deaths in Bala Baluk massacre #cablegate

46. US threatened military action against China during secret "star wars" arms race #cablegate

45. Libya pressed oil firms to reimburse terror costs #cablegate

44. US wanted derogatory information on Bahraini royals #cablegate

43. Coca Cola revealed corrupt Israeli tax collectors #cablegate

42. Egyptian torturers trained by the FBI #cablegate

41. David Letterman does more to dissuade Saudi youth from militancy than US propaganda #cablegate

40. US suggested India send Bollywood stars to Afghanistan to help stabilize country #cablegate

39. McDonald’s tried to delay US legislation to aid lawsuit in El Salvador #cablegate

38. Shell Oil in main ministries in Nigerian gov't, knows everything #cablegate

37. Foreign contractors hired to train Afghan police paid for young “dancing boys” #cablegate

36. US, UK conspired to get around British cluster bomb ban #cablegate

35. US maneuvered to ensure Spanish High Court wouldn’t investigate Couso, Guantanamo & CIA flights #cablegate

34. Millions in US military aid for fighting Pakistani insurgents diverted to gov’t coffers instead #cablegate

33. US diplomats ordered to spy on UN, obtain iris scans, fingerprints & DNA #cablegate

32. US pressured Germany to not pursue 13 CIA agents that abducted Khaled el-Masri #cablegate

31. Somali pirates blew cover off weapons deal between Kenya and Sudan #cablegate

30. Iraq War provided few advantages for US oil but plenty advantage for Halliburton #cablegate

29. Chinese leaders ordered cyber attack on Google #cablegate

28. Yemen President Saleh fights proxy war for US against Houthi rebels #cablegate

27. Yemen covered up US drone strikes, claimed bombs against al Qaeda were own #cablegate

26. Blackwater flouted German arms export laws, transported aircraft to Afghanistan #cablegate

25. Omar Suleiman considered halting elections in Gaza to prevent Hamas victory #cablegate

24. US mole in NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen’s office uncovered #cablegate

23. Germany and US cover up Siemens shipment to Iran, 111 containers left at Dubai port #cablegate

22. Turkey’s role in CIA rendition flights to Guantanamo #cablegate

21. German communities fear loss of millions as US reduces troop presence #cablegate

20. President Kibaki of Kenya probably didn’t brazenly steal election #cablegate

19. Francis Mathaura described as being ‘shadow president’ of Kenya #cablegate

18. US officials surprised at how easy it was to get Russia-Germany gas pipeline grant from Finland #cablegate

17. Finland traded votes with Israel to get spot on UN Security Council #cablegate

16. GPS & detailed map feature made Nokia smartphones favorite for Iraqi rebels #cablegate

15. Sudan president Omar al-Bashir stashed $9 billion from Sudan in British banks #cablegate

14. Qatar adapts Al Jazeera coverage to suit foreign leaders #cablegate

13. Gaza wall, valued at $40 million USD, was to be completed December 2010 #cablegate

12. Egypt considered nuclear arms if Iran managed to acquire atomic weapons #cablegate

11. Uruguay linked to trafficking of arms to Venezuela to former guerrillas for possible coup #cablegate

10. Danish gov’t played double game when pressured to investigate CIA rendition flights #cablegate

9. US forced Denmark to have armed guards on airplanes #cablegate

8. Secret collusion between Swedish and US military and civilian intelligence #cablegate

7. US Embassy in Costa Rica trained, funded security forces used at anti-FTA protests #cablegate

6. Vertical Aviation disqualified from supporting Colombia forces in Afghanistan by State Dept #cablegate

5. US suspected Brazil pres. Dilma Rousseff would ‘outlaw’ antiterrorism bill for ‘ideological’ reasons #cablegate

4. Peruvian Armed Forces still greatly influenced by drugs #cablegate

3. US pushed foreign govts to buy aircrafts from Boeing rather than European rival Airbus #cablegate

2. Israel’s plans for a big war in Middle East against Hamas or Hezbollah exposed #cablegate

1. Monsanto fought off environmentalists/farmers in Argentina, got USG to represent interests #cablegate

To mark 100th Day, wake up this morning by recounting 100 Revelations from Cablegate so far. Let celebration begin #wikileaks


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