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FBI Leak Reveals US Spying on Israeli Embassy in DC

But that's pretty much par for the course, say intelligence experts

(Newser) - When FBI translator Shamai Leibowitz pleaded guilty last year to divulging classified information, the nature of that info was kept secret even from the judge . Now we know why: Leibowitz was passing on transcripts of US wiretaps on the Israeli embassy in DC, the blogger he leaked them to tells... More »

FBI Linguist Gets 20 Months for Leaking to Blogger

Sentence underscores Obama's hard line

(Newser) - A former FBI linguist who leaked to a blogger information so top secret that even the sentencing judge wasn't allowed to know what it was has been sentenced to 20 months in prison. "I don't know what was divulged, other than some documents, and I don't know how it... More »

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