Earlier this week we saw the release of some 92,000 reports that make up a six year archive of classified military documents that offer a raw picture of the war in Afghanistan. While many have said these reports are but punctuation on what we already knew, they paint a portrait far more damaging than anything we have hereto for been told by the administration or by the American military.
The documents were released though the controversial website WikiLeaks and released here in the US, exclusively to The New York Times. One of the principal journalists that has been a part of the The New York Times team on this story, is two time Pulitzer Prize winner Eric Schmitt. My conversation with Eric Schmitt: