Justice Department Reserves Most Aggressive Prosecutions for Leakers and Whistleblowers

By: Tuesday January 24, 2012 9:35 am

Just to recap the last 24 hours in the rule of law: if you order the massacre a village of Iraqis, you will get your charges reduced to “dereliction of duty” and get sentenced to no more than three months confinement. Furthermore, the rest of your colleagues that participated in the incident will not serve [...]

Ex-CIA Agent John Kiriakou: “I Lied, My Bad.”

By: Wednesday January 27, 2010 10:31 am

Back in 2007, the chattering class was mesmerized by an ABC interview with John Kiriakou, a former CIA agent who claimed that the agency waterboarded Abu Zubaydah, and that he immediately cracked and delivered good information in a timely manner. We were treated to a round of “does waterboarding work?” stories and the like, pivoting [...]