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John Kiriakou Leaks

The One Man In Jail For CIA Torture Tried To Expose It

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics

The Justice Department is unlikely to prosecute anyone connected to the brutal torture techniques outlined in a Senate report released on Tuesday, but...

Former CIA Officer Pens Open Letter To Snowden

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

John Kiriakou, the former Central Intelligence Agency officer currently serving jailtime for leaking the identity of a covert agent, has written an op...

CIA Leaker Pens Letter From Federal Prison

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

John Kiriakou, the first CIA officer to be sentenced to prison for leaking classified information, recently penned a letter shared with Firedoglake on...

Ryan J. Reilly

John Kiriakou Sentenced To 30 Months In CIA Leak Case | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- John Kiriakou was sentenced to 30 months in prison on Friday, becoming the first CIA officer to ever be sent to jail for leaking classif...

Torture Whistleblower Sentenced To 30 Months In Jail | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- The first Central Intelligence Agency officer to face prison for disclosing classified information, was sentenced on Friday to 30 m...

Ryan J. Reilly

CIA Leaker Ready For '30 Years... Oh My God, 30 Months In Prison' | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- John Kiriakou is expected to report to a federal court in Virginia on Friday and become the first former CIA officer to be sentenced to ...

Ryan J. Reilly

John Kiriakou Hopes Aaron Swartz's Death Sparks Discussion Of Prosecutorial Overreach | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A former CIA officer scheduled to be sentenced on Friday for leaking protected information said in an interview Wednesday that the suspe...

Commuting John Kiriakou's Sentence Would Be a Step in the Right Direction for Obama

Dan Froomkin | Posted 03.17.2013 | Politics
Dan Froomkin

Had John Kiriakou actually engaged in torture, he wouldn't be in any trouble at all -- he never even would have been investigated. But because he talked about torture with reporters, he's going to prison.

John Kiriakou's Lawyer Slams Obama Administration

Posted 01.07.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Jesselyn Radack, a lawyer for soon-to-be-jailed former CIA officer John Kiriakou, came on HuffPost Live Monday to discuss her client's plea deal and u...

The Ex-C.I.A. Officer Who's Headed To Prison Over A Leak

The New York Times | Posted 03.07.2013 | Politics

Looking back, John C. Kiriakou admits he should have known better. But when the F.B.I. called him a year ago and invited him to stop by and "help us w...

Former CIA Officer To Face Prison For Leaking To Press | Posted 03.07.2013 | Media

WASHINGTON -- Looking back, John C. Kiriakou admits he should have known better. But when the F.B.I. called him a year ago and invited him to stop by ...

Michael Calderone

Obama's War On Leaks | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.18.2012 | Media

RICHMOND, Va. -- The Obama administration Friday morning continued its headlong attack on the right of reporters to protect their confidential sources...

Silent State

Peter Van Buren | Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

There is a barely visible but still significant war raging between a government obsessed with secrecy and whistleblowers seeking to expose waste, fraud, and wrongdoing.

John Rudolf

Arrest of Ex-CIA Official For Torture Leaks Called Unjust | John Rudolf | Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics

Human rights and open government advocates on Tuesday harshly criticized the Obama administration over the criminal charges brought against an ex-CIA ...

Ex-CIA Agent Charged With Leaking To Journalists

AP | Posted 03.24.2012 | Media

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (AP) — An ex-CIA officer who helped track down and capture a top terror suspect was charged Monday with disclosing classified s...