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Wednesday, March 26, 2008

BREAKING: (sort of) Treason at the State Department


From Pajamas Media: Treason at the State Department: A Whistleblower's Story

The UK's Sunday Times recently broke the story of an FBI whistleblower kept from speaking publicly about a State Department official suspected of selling nuclear secrets. Annie Jacobsen digs a bit deeper into this shadowy tale and wonders why American media outlets have greeted the revelations with stunning silence.

Two weeks ago, the London Sunday Times broke an exclusive story about FBI translator-turned-whistleblower Sibel Edmonds. For five years, the U.S. government has prevented Edmonds from speaking publicly on what she knows, claiming State Secrets Privilege. The Times got the exclusive on the story, eerily titled "For Sale: West's Deadly Nuclear Secrets," by talking to a number of Edmonds' close associates who were not under a gag order, and by filling in pieces of the puzzle from Sibel Edmonds herself.

According the Times article, the U.S. government sought to gag Edmonds from revealing that corrupt government officials - specifically, State Department official Marc Grossman - were directly involved in the stealing and selling of nuclear secrets to foreign agents. In her role as translator, Edmonds listened in on, or translated, hundreds of secretly intercepted conversations between State Department officials and foreign nationals from 1996 to 2002. [...] read the rest

Unbelievable? I think not. Is it any wonder State is referred to as the Wimplomat Corp?

I don't give a Tinkers' Damn who this puke worked for...he needs to be flogged and then punished.