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Diplomat Loses Top Secret Clearance for Link to WikiLeaks

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.
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