Is Wikileaks a force for good, allowing journalists and ordinary citizens a glimpse at what diplomats and politicians are doing in our name? Or could the latest Wikileaks information dump be a net negative for open government advocates, resulting in tighter classification of future documents?
Reason.tv sat down with four experts on national security and government transparency—Aaron David Miller, a public policy fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center, Eli Lake, National Security Correspondent at the Washington Times, Steven Aftergood, director of the Project on Government Secrecy at the Federation of American Scientists, and Heather Hurlburt, Executive Director of the National Security Network—and asked if our Wikifuture is something to celebrate or lament.
Approximately 10 minutes.
Produced by Meredith Bragg and Michael C. Moynihan. Edited by Meredith Bragg.