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UPI

The CIA has imposed new and tighter restrictions on former employees remain contractors with it. The restrictions will apply to books, articles, and opinion pieces published by them, National Journal reported Friday. According to severa

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New York Times

Earlier administrations have fired and prosecuted government officials who provided classified information to the press. They have also tried to force reporters to identify their sources. But the Bush administration is exploring a more radical measur

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Christian Science Monitor

The response does indicate that the US has a black eye not so much with European governments, but with European publics. At least some European governments not only knew of the flights and transfers of suspected terrorists, but also cooperated with t

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Associated PRess

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter is considering legislation to cut off funding for the Bush administration's secret domestic wiretapping program until he gets satisfactory answers about it from the White House.

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Washington Note

Bush Should Polygraph Staff on Plame Outing: Dana Priest's Sources were Multiple and Were Most Likely in Europe Senior CIA official Mary McCarthy has denied leaking information to Dana Priest about the CIA's secret Eastern European prisons

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Newsweek

A former CIA officer who was sacked last week after allegedly confessing to leaking secrets has denied she was the source of a controversial Washington Post story about alleged CIA secret detention operations in Eastern Europe, a friend of the operat

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Associated Press

The FBI is conducting investigations similar to the one that resulted in last week's firing of a senior CIA analyst who acknowledged leaking classified information, director Robert Mueller said Monday. "We do have investigations going,

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Washington Post

Key Democratic legislators yesterday joined Republicans in saying they do not condone the alleged leaking of classified information that led to last week's firing of a veteran CIA officer. But they questioned whether a double standard exists that

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TPM Cafe

Mary McCarthy, is an old acquaintance. I hasten to add that I do not consider her a friend. She was my immediate boss in 1988-89 and was instrumental in my decision to leave the CIA and take a job at the State Department's Office of Counter Terro

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New York Times

In 1998, when President Bill Clinton ordered military strikes against a suspected chemical weapons factory in Sudan, Mary O. McCarthy, a senior intelligence officer assigned to the White House, warned the president that the plan relied on inconclusiv

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Washington Post (thanks Jean C.)

The budget next year for National Intelligence Director John D. Negroponte's office and the several agencies attached to it may be near $1 billion or more. When it served the former CIA director it was less than $200 million a year.

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Harper's magazine (thanks Jean C.)

[Whistleblowers step up to the plate.] What's been little noted thus far is what looks to be a similar revolt brewing at the CIA. An ex-senior agency officer who keeps in contact with his former peers told me that there is a “a big swing” in anti

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Associated Press

Not long after columnist Jack Anderson's funeral, FBI agents called his widow to say they wanted to search his papers. They were looking for confidential government information he might have acquired in a half-century of investigative reporting.

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New York Times

State secrets are involved in a lawsuit against the Central Intelligence Agency brought by the wife of a former covert operative, lawyers for the agency said yesterday in a New York federal court, arguing that United States security will be at risk i

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Raw Story

"President Bush must fully disclose his participation in the selective leaking of classified information," said Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid. "It's time for the President to come clean about his involvement in the leak case.**

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