The Spy Cables Part 2

What do the leaks tell us about spy communications and what effect will these leaks have on international relations?

Evidence that the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu misled the United Nations lead news in a number of countries. The CIA’s desire to talk to Hamas; snooping on the head of Greenpeace; a plot to kill the head of the African Union; all grabbed global attention. In the first of two programmes, we assess the impact of Al Jazeera’s release of hundreds of classified documents – ranging from confidential to top secret – the widest-ranging leak of intelligence papers ever.