This (and similar) kind of information could only become “explosive” if, thanks to the Wikileaks “scoop” for instance, the general public began to ask serious questions. And not about America – but about their own leaders' behaviour.
Because the most interesting in the abundant correspondence of U.S. diplomats in Europe is not the description of the pressure techniques that the U.S. government employs to guide its allies in a direction consistent with Washington’s interests (although the small details are undoubtedly edifying). But it is the request by Allied leaders (always ready to give in), which is repeated telegram after telegram: “We'll do it ... but it is especially important that our citizens do not know!”.
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wikileaks, relations transatlantiques