Ex-CIA Agent, Whistleblower John Kiriakou Sentenced to Prison While Torturers He Exposed Walk Free

Portrait of ex-CIA agent and torture whistleblower John Kiriakou

DEMOCRACY NOW! Former CIA agent John Kiriakou speaks out just days after he was sentenced to 30 months in prison, becoming the first CIA official to face jail time for any reason relating to the U.S. torture program. Under a plea deal, Kiriakou admitted to a single count of violating the Intelligence Identities Protection Act …

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CIA Whistleblower Makes ‘Bold’ & ‘Provocative’ Allegations of ‘Selective’ & ‘Vindictive’ Prosecution

John Kiriakou interviewed by Truthout's Jason Leopold

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN? John Kiriakou’s case deserves our attention because the current administration is already responsible for prosecuting more government officials under the Espionage Act than all previous administrations combined. Kiriakou has been an outspoken critic of the CIA’s rendition and torture policies post-911—Ed  Former CIA agent John Kiriakou, who the United States government alleges released …

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