NSA Boss Says He Knows Nothing About WikiLeaks

by - 9 years ago


With the actions of the NSA exposed by now world-famous whistleblower Edward Snowden the NSA have been trying to calm the storm with a lot of public statements. The latest rather laughable statement is from the NSA director general Keith Alexander who has stated that he and his organisation do not know who WikiLeaks are. During an interview he was asked for his opinion on WikiLeaks and he stated that “I really don’t know who WikiLeaks are, other than this Assange person”.

If you consider how much of an offensive the U.S government has launched against WikiLeaks since they revealed several top secret documents about the American government and military it comes as quite a surprise that the NSA’s Director General would deny knowing anything about them. Several U.S government agencies are currently investigating WikiLeaks for illegal actions and the NSA is almost certainly one of them.  I wonder how long it will be before the NSA are forced to become more transparent instead of being able to continuously lie and withhold information from the public domain.

Image courtesy of Keith Alexander

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2 Comments on NSA Boss Says He Knows Nothing About WikiLeaks

  • Avatar Matthew Humpherson says:

    I am betting never because that’s just what the USA is like they hide and lie about everything and they are so arrogant they think they can get away with it… Russia’s and China’s response to them recently has shown people really don’t give a shit about them.

  • Avatar Wayne says:

    Denying knowledge of the existence of WikiLeaks is preposterous and makes them look completely inept, not to mention unconvincing liars. If these highly overpaid public servants serve the American nation as well as they lie… I shudder to think.

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