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Kiriakou Headed to Prison

Jan 17th, 2013 AIII Courts, Current Affairs

The New York Times reports that ex-CIA officer John Kiriakou will be sentenced to thirty months in prison pursuant to a plea agreement. Kiriakou admitted to leaking the name of a covert officer to a freelance news reporter in violation of the Intelligence Identities Protection Act, which protects undercover agents specifically. Kiriakou is the first current or former CIA officer to face prison time for such a breach.

In an interview, Kiriakou said: “I should never have provided the name. I regret doing it, and I never will do it again.”

You can read the full Times article here.

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