In Wake of WikiLeaks, what does FOIA tell us?

In the wake of the cache of classified information WikiLeaks dumped into the public domain, how much does FOIA tell us about what’s happening in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region and Iraq?  The thousands of files that WikiLeaks posted appear to show on-the-ground first-hand accounts of the war without broader context, according to news accounts.  In its “Day 2” story, The New York Times today points out the unauthorized disclosure may give ammunition for opponents to push to end U.S. efforts in Afghanistan. We turned to our own FOIA Files database for help.  (Okay, this is, in part, self-promotion.) The 23 stories [More]