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The Espionage Act of 1917 makes it a crime to disclose information “relating to the national defense.”
Prior to the Obama administration, there had been only three known cases resulting in indictments in which the Espionage Act was used to prosecute government officials for leaks. (Daniel Ellsberg and Anthony Russo 1971, Samuel Morison 1985 and Lawrence Franklin 2005. There is a similar case dating from 1945.) The Obama Administration added seven cases to the list: Thomas Drake, Shamai Leibowitz, Chelsea manning, Stephen Jin-Woo Kim, Jeffrey Sterling, John Kiriakou, and Edward Snowden.
Here are 5 quotes from/or about these people. Can you identify them? When you are done, just click ‘Submit’ to see your score! NB: These questions have appeared before [US Whistleblowers — Test your ‘Spy’ knowledge with our quiz!] on this blog under a different ‘QUIZ’ format.
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Espionage Act of 1917 — Wikipedia