From the Huh? Department
Via Mark Kleiman, Time is reporting that
It’s not exactly every day that the Pentagon warns military personnel to stay away from Fox News. But that’s exactly what some hopeful soul at the Department of Defense instructed, in a memo intended to forbid Pentagon staff reading a copy of the Taguba report detailing abuse of detainees at prisons in Iraq that had been posted at the Fox News web site.
Time put the original email up as well:
Fox News and other media outlets are distributing the Tugabe report (spelling is approximate for reasons which will become obvious momentarily). Someone has given the news media classified information and they are distributing it. THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS REPORT IS CLASSIFIED. ALL ISD CUSTOMERS SHOULD …
I suppose that, in writing that “spelling is approximate for reasons which will become obvious,” the sender meant that it was so secret that even he hadn’t read the report and learned the author’s name. You can read the executive summary of the report here and the full report here. In keeping with Pentagon directives, neither source is Fox News.