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    WikiLeaks posts all US cables unredacted

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    Al Jazeera English

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    WikiLeaks, the whistle-blowing website, has published its entire collection of diplomatic cables on the internet.

    This is a decision its original media partners have strongly criticised.

    The website said on Friday that the more than 250,000 US diplomatic cables could now be accessed through an internet link without a password.

    "RELEASE CABLEGATE2: 251,287 US embassy cables in searchable format," said a message on WikiLeaks' Twitter account.

    Critics say the release could put at risk the thousands of people named in the secret memos.

    Al Jazeera's Patty Culhane reports from Washington.