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RT: CIA leak trial’s closing arguments: No direct evidence linking ‘bitter’ whistleblower

Published time: January 23, 2015 01:51

Reuters/Dado Ruvic

Closing arguments were heard Thursday in a trial involving a CIA whistleblower accused of illegally revealing classified information on a mission meant to slow Iran’s nuclear program, with prosecutors arguing the officer was retaliating out of bitterness. 719 more words


'Victory' Declared as Source Reveals DOJ Will Not Force James Risen Testimony

Supporters say Risen’s fight has shown that ‘journalists—and the rest of us—must not give an inch to government officials who are trying to undermine the First, Fourth and Fifth Amendments.’ 404 more words


The Government's War On Whistleblowers

The Government’s War on Whistleblowers

by Norman Solomon and Marcy Wheeler, Nation, 2014

This is a very good summary of the developing situation between James Risen, Jeffrey Sterling, the government, and the media – in some degrees the real story the HBO series “Newsroom” is fictitiously portraying. 140 more words