Thursday, January 29, 2015

CIA Whistleblower Faces 100 Years in Prison for Talking to NY Times Reporter

A former CIA case officer has been convicted for telling a New York Times reporter details concerning a reckless CIA operation that potentially sped up Iran’s nuclear advancement. Although the case against the CIA whistleblower was largely circumstantial and lacking evidence, former case officer Jeffrey Sterling faces a maximum sentence of 100 years in prison for speaking to New York Times reporter James Risen. Under threat of arrest, Risen tenaciously refused to reveal his sources to the government.

More:  http://www.nationofchange.org/2015/01/29/cia-whistleblower-faces-100-years-prison-talking-ny-times-reporter/

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