TITLE

Sealing Loose Lips: Charting Obama's Crackdown on Leaks

AUTHOR(S)
Currier, Cora
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Pro Publica;3/6/2012, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Blog Entry
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that U.S. President Barack Obama's administration has brought a total of six cases under the Espionage Act of the U.S., which criminalizes disclosing information related to the national defense. It includes information on the indicted whistleblowers, which includes Bradley Manning, John Kiriakou and Thomas Drake.
ACCESSION #
74233544

 

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