DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd"> PELICANPOST.BLOGSPOT.COM: Another intelligence leak---this time by an FBI translator to mainstream media ABC....

Wednesday, February 15, 2006

Another intelligence leak---this time by an FBI translator to mainstream media ABC....

Sooooo...., it looks as if another investigation will be in order---both in Homeland Security and the U.S. Congress.

While this leak of FBI intel is not as damaging as the NSA leak to The New York Times, it is still a violation of federal laws against unauthorized release of classified intel information. And any attempts to hide behind false claims of "whistleblowing" or First Amendment freedoms of the press, with respect to this leak, simply won't hold water.

An unauthorized leak is an unauthorized leak. And the rule of law must be enforced.

Read about it below, here, and here.
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"Saddam on Tape: Terrorists Will Attack D.C."

"Five years before Osama bin Laden attacked the World Trade Center and Pentagon, Saddam Hussein predicted that Washington, D.C. would be struck by terrorists, according to audiotapes set for broadcast tonight on ABC's "Nightline."

In an ABC Radio report to promote the show, the network's lead investigative reporter, Brian Ross, revealed that the FBI translator who leaked the tapes said they contained "damning evidence that the world should know."

In one 10-year-old recording, the Iraqi dictator is said to boast that Washington would be an easy target for a nuclear or biological weapons attack. Saddam added, however, that if such an attack should come, his regime would not be directly responsible...."

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