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Two Years Ago — Former CIA John Kiriakou Explains The Jeffrey Sterling Case (VIDEO)

“Just like the CIA primary mission is to protect the Agency, the New York Time primary mission is to protect the Time. And so when this hit the fan — so to speak — Jeffrey was on his own.” Former CIA … Continue reading

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The Bizarre Story of ex-CIA Jerry Chun Shing Lee [UPDATE]

“Misunderstandings and neglect create more confusion in this world than trickery and malice. At any rate, the last two are certainly much less frequent.” Goethe — The Sorrows of Young Werther (1774) “Some former officials who reviewed the evidence described … Continue reading

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The Bizarre Story of ex-CIA Jerry Chun Shing Lee

“Misunderstandings and neglect create more confusion in this world than trickery and malice. At any rate, the last two are certainly much less frequent.” Goethe — The Sorrows of Young Werther (1774) “Some former officials who reviewed the evidence described … Continue reading

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Breaking News — Former CIA Jeffrey Sterling Released to a Halfway House [UPDATE]

“Sterling’s case drew nationwide attention because the Obama-era Department of Justice unsuccessfully tried to force the reporter, James Risen, to divulge the identity of his sources for ‘State of War’, a book in which he revealed the CIA had botched a covert … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — No Presidential Pardon for Ex-CIA Jeffrey Sterling

“At the same time that Mr. Obama commuted the sentence of Ms. Manning, a low-ranking enlisted soldier at the time of her leaks, he also pardoned James E. Cartwright, the retired Marine general and former vice chairman of the Joint … Continue reading

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One Year Ago –Former CIA John Kiriakou Explains The Jeffrey Sterling Case (VIDEO)

“Just like the CIA primary mission is to protect the Agency, the New York Time primary mission is to protect the Time. And so when this hit the fan — so to speak — Jeffrey was on his own.” Former CIA … Continue reading

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A Letter from Holly Sterling — (Wife of Jailed ex-CIA Officer Jeffrey Sterling)

“Just like the CIA primary mission is to protect the Agency, the New York Time primary mission is to protect the Time. And so when this hit the fan — so to speak — Jeffrey was on his own.” Former CIA … Continue reading

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No Presidential Pardon for Ex-CIA Jeffrey Sterling

“At the same time that Mr. Obama commuted the sentence of Ms. Manning, a low-ranking enlisted soldier at the time of her leaks, he also pardoned James E. Cartwright, the retired Marine general and former vice chairman of the Joint … Continue reading

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Former CIA Jeffrey Sterling: Appeals Court Expected to Rule Soon

“If Risen had written a story about how this [operation MERLIN]  was a superb operation that successfully set back the Iranian nuclear program, I don’t think there is any chance whatsoever that Mr. Sterling would have been charged.” Barry Pollack … Continue reading

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Former CIA John Kiriakou Explains The Jeffrey Sterling Case (VIDEO)

“Just like the CIA primary mission is to protect the Agency, the New York Time primary mission is to protect the Time. And so when this hit the fan — so to speak — Jeffrey was on his own.” Former CIA … Continue reading

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