One presumes that this latest leak will spur yet another investigation. This will be cold comfort to one Australian diplomat, who must be hoping someone got the license plate number of the bus the leakers have thrown him under.
It’s time for some New Year’s resolutions, those things you promise to do better in the next trip around the sun. Looking back on what did and did not get a positive reaction from you, here are my promises to you.
I have a theory about some leakers who receive less attention: those who are really trying to do the right thing by exposing misconduct, waste, or abuse in government – yet who fail to understand the legal difference.