“The initial assessment in no way discounts the risk to national security,” Gates wrote. “However, the review to date has not revealed any sensitive intelligence sources and methods compromised by the disclosure.”
Gates hedges his words, but his commanders in the field do not:
But a senior NATO official in Kabul told CNN that there has not been a single case of Afghans needing protection or to be moved because of the leak.
Those of you who treated this leak like the biggest security breach since the Rosenbergs can now rise from your fainting couches, unclutch your pearls, and put away the smelling salts.