U.S. Justice Department opens criminal investigation into leaked Pentagon documents
The U.S. Department of Justice has opened a criminal investigation into the leak of Pentagon documents. which “appear to contain sensitive and highly classified material.”
“There has been an interagency effort focused on evaluating the impact that these photographed documents could have on U.S. national security and on our allies and partners,” said Pentagon Deputy Press Secretary Sabrina Singh.
Thus, she has indicated that “U.S. officials engaged with their allies and partners” to report over the weekend “to the relevant congressional committees of jurisdiction on the disclosure,” reports television network CBS.
In recent days there have been circulated several images in social networks in which the daily readiness of the Ukrainian Armed Forces appeared.despite warnings by some U.S. officials that some of the documents had been altered.
The leaked information did not include overly sensitive plans, but U.S. officials have feared that it may provide key clues for the Russian militaryand the analysts consulted by the newspaper The New York Times state that it is difficult to estimate the real damage to the Ukrainian offensive. that such a leak could do.
In addition, there was other documents from other international conflicts.as alleged tensions between Washington and Seoul for military aid or information on the Wagner mercenary group. It was also published that The United States is considering relying on Israel to provide lethal aid to Ukraine.