A veteran U.S. State Department foreign service officer lost his security clearance and diplomatic passport this week while the department investigates him over a link he placed on his blog to a WikiLeaks document as well as a book he just published.
By Richard Engel, NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent The Wikileaks release of internal, often secret, diplomatic cables is a major setback for the U.S. State Department. American officials are trying to downplay it and mend fences... Read Post
A few weeks ago, we wrote about the obviously vindictive investigation of long term State Department diplomat Peter Van Buren. Van Buren, who recently published a book that was critical of the US's efforts in Iraq (which he was a pa... Read Post