The following is an excerpt. To view the full article please visit the link below
Over the weekend, U.S. officials briefed allies and partners, including Canada, about the potential ramifications of the leak.
Wesley Wark, a senior fellow with the Centre for International Governance Innovation, said Canadian officials will want to understand the seriousness of the incident and learn more about the specific information within the documents that pertains to Canada.
“In that initial stage, there’s generally a lot of reluctance to share what is known about a counter-intelligence investigation with allies, even close allies,” he said.
“I suspect the Canadian government is going to be watching anxiously from the sidelines as it waits for …
* * *