Wikileaks in summary

December 4, 2010
Wikileaks graphic that says 'Information wants to be free'.
Wikileaks graphic that says 'Information wants to be free'.

  • The 251,287 leaked cables cover from December 28, 1966 to February 28 2010 and originate from 274 US embassies,
  • consulates and diplomatic missions.
  • 15,652 are classified secret.
  • 101,748 are confidential.
  • 133,887 are unclassified.
  • Iraq was the most discussed country, named in 15,365 cables.
  • There are 8017 cables from the office of the US secretary of state Hillary Clinton.
  • According to the US State Departments labelling system, the most frequent subjects discussed are: External political relations — 145,451; internal government affairs — 122,896; human rights — 55,211; economic conditions — 49,044; terrorists and terrorism — 28,801;, the UN security council — 6,532.

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