chutz·pah [khoot-spuh, hoot-]
noun Slang.
1. unmitigated effrontery or impudence; gall.
2. audacity; nerve.

“Mr. Assange can say whatever he likes about the greater good he thinks he and his source are doing, but the truth is they might already have on their hands the blood of some young soldier or that of an Afghan family,” Admiral Mullen said.

Hey, that’s always a fun game! Let’s see how many names we can substitute for “Mr. Assange” in this sentence without lessening the accuracy of it. What about…Admiral Mullen? Too easy? Okay, how about…Barack Obama? Rick Stengel? Or maybe…
Actually, you know what? This game isn’t very fun after all. It just never ends.