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CIA Torture Whistleblower Gets 30 Months

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Published on Jan 25, 2013

"A former CIA officer who was among the first to go public with details about the agency's use of waterboarding and other interrogation techniques was sentenced to 2½ years in prison Friday for disclosing a covert operative's name to a reporter.

John Kiriakou, 48, of Arlington has portrayed himself as a whistleblower concerned about the use of the harsh tactics, but U.S. District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema emphatically rejected that idea in federal court in Alexandria."*

John Kiriakou is sentence to 30 years in prison after outing the torture program. Wasn't Obama not going to look backwards? Or is that only if you reveal wrongs committed by the government? Cenk Uygur, John Iadarola (Host, TYT University), and Wes Clark Jr. (Screenwriter, Consultant) discuss.

*Read more from Justin Jouvenal/ Washington Post:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/f...

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