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Diplomat Loses Top Secret Clearance for Link to WikiLeaks

3 years agoNews : Threat Level

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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Latest updates: Wikileaks' diplomatic cables release

News : CNN's This Just In (4 years ago)

WikiLeaks, a whistle-blowing website known for leaking state secrets, has released its latest batch of controversial documents. It has posted the first of what it says will be more than 250,000 secret U.S. diplomatic cables. LATEST ... Read Post

State Department Pulls Top Secret Security Clearance From Diplomat Who Linked To Publicly Available Info

Industries / Law : Techdirt (3 years ago)

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

State Department Employee Faces Firing Over WikiLeaks Link

News : Threat Level (3 years ago)

A veteran U.S. State Department foreign service officer says his job is on the line after he posted a link on his blog to a WikiLeaks document. Read Post

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