"Our government is concerned obviously that operational leaks could endanger the lives of our men and women in Afghanistan."Cannon then went on to repeat several times that the "leaked American documents" have "nothing to do with Canada."
Asked by the G&M if the leaks indicate the government has "misled the Canadian public", Lawrence replied that they have been very "transparent" and besides, ministers regularly go before the parliamentary Afghanistan committee.
Ahem. Didn't your government just shut down parliament entirely earlier this year in part to stop that very committee from doing its job, Larry? Is this Afgan committee not the very place from which the word "redacted" assumed its prominant position in the news ?
Meanwhile, over at the Pentagon ...
Pentagon still reviewing records, but so far finds no threat to U.S. security
"An ongoing Pentagon review of the massive flood of secret documents made public by the WikiLeaks website has so far found no evidence that the disclosure harmed U.S. national security or endangered American troops in the field, a Pentagon official told NBC News on Monday.".