I think this quote of Bonhoeffer says it well in that there is nothing new under the sun in regards current worldly happenings and especially that which is coming to light through Wiki Leaks.
When the mouths of the worlds rulers remain silent about injustice, their hands invariably commits acts of violence. A Testament of Freedom 279
We live in a world that is torn apart by injustice. Its torn apart by violence. It is torn apart from greed and the reality is that it would seem the world leaders want to keep this silent.