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Norman Solomon Writes about Jeffrey Sterling and the CIA: “An Untold Story of Race and Retribution”

By Elaine Magliaro Norman Solomon has an article titled Jeffrey Sterling vs. the CIA: An Untold Story of Race and Retribution over at ExposeFacts. Sterling is the former CIA officer and whistleblower who was convicted of leaking classified information to New York … Continue reading

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Unequal Justice in America?: General Petraeus Gets a Slap on the Wrist for Leaking Classified Information…While Former CIA Officer Jeffrey Sterling Gets 42 Months in Prison (VIDEO)

By Elaine Magliaro On Monday, Jeffrey Sterling was sentenced to 42 months in prison. Sterling is the former CIA officer who was convicted of “leaking classified information to New York Times reporter James Risen about a failed U.S. effort to … Continue reading

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CIA Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling’s “Trial by Metadata”: Does It Set a Dangerous Precedent for Free Speech Rights in the United States?

By Elaine Magliaro Last week, I posted a column about Jeffrey Sterling, the former CIA officer who was convicted in late January of violating the Espionage Act. Earlier this week, the BBC called the jury’s verdict “guilt by metadata.” BBC: When a … Continue reading

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