WikiLeaks Publishes Documents Showing How Google Helped Al-Qaeda In Syria

“What Lockheed Martin was for the twentieth century, technology and cyber-security companies will be for the twenty-first.”

Google has helped Al-Qaeda and other Salafist groups like the Muslim Brotherhood gain new members at the dawn of the Syrian conflict, secret documents and e-mails published by Wikileaks show.

The then director of Google Ideas, Jared Cohen coordinated actions to support the groups often dubbed as rebels with then U.S. Foreign Minister Hillary Clinton and Deputy U.S. State Secretary William Burns. Google employed it’s expertise in the IT sector to help the conflict in Syria gain traction….continue reading

 

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