- Gordon Brown was an "abysmal" prime minister, who lurched from "political disaster to disaster", presiding over a "post-Blair rudderlessness".
- Russia is little more than a kleptocracy and its government is in the pocket of gangsters.
- The US fears that Mexico is losing its fight against drug cartels.
- Silvio Berlusconi is "feckless, vain and ineffective" with a "penchant for partying hard".
Thank goodness for this data leak. Explosive secrets such as this should be in the public domain.