Given that from Trump's perspective releasing the material appears to only have an upside, not doing so would beg the obvious question: why not?
As the U.S.-China espionage battles continue, there will henceforth be many people locked up in America because they are mistaken for Chinese spies.
The ... humanitarian crimes committed by Israel remain, for the past 68 years, unpunished due to the protection that the United States provides.
Living under surveillance is deeply uncomfortable. There's this constant feeling that you're vulnerable, a captive.
The new revelations about the National Security Agency are another affront from allies. Trust as the basis for friendship, as Merkel once called for, cannot thrive on such terms.
A truly strong signal, for example, would be to grant Edward Snowden asylum here.