Skip to comments.Obama Leaks Risk National Security For Political Gain
Posted on 06/04/2012 6:46:59 PM PDT by raptor22
Security: From leaks about Osama bin Laden to those detailing cyberattacks on Iran, a disturbing pattern of publicly disclosing classified material to give Barack Obama a political boost is emerging. Under this president, our enemies don't need spies.
The fact that the Allies in World War II had the ability to intercept and decode German and Japanese military transmissions, leading to critical military victories at Midway and elsewhere, remained a secret until long after World War II was over, and it didn't matter who knew it. "Loose lips sink ships" was then more than a clever wartime slogan.
The pattern of national security leaks under this administration and its political exploitation of what should be secret has even liberal media flagship CNN wondering if "President Barack Obama's administration can keep a secret or in some cases even wants to."
With a collapsing economy, rampant joblessness and mushrooming debt, foreign policy seemingly is the only place Obama can boast of any accomplishments.
Yes, Osama bin Laden was killed on his watch. Yet even there, critics say with much merit that the world's most wanted man was killed while Obama was president, not because he was president.
We're all too familiar with Obama's very public celebration after the bin Laden kill, to the point of giving tours of the Situation Room and granting special access to information and people to Hollywood filmmakers. A 17-minute campaign flick was even made.
"Too many people in too many places are talking too much about this operation," Robert Gates said last year when he was defense secretary, adding that the level of disclosures and blabbing violates an agreement reached in the White House Situation Room on May 8, 2011, to keep details of the raid private.
"That lasted about 15 hours," Gates said sourly.
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This is all predictable. Obama, the radical leftist, has no regard for the highest US secrets and should be impeached for divulging classified information to foreign powers.
This is 0’s record to run on.
The real record.
Thanks for the ping.
White House gave Kathryn Bigelow access to SEAL Team 6 commander, CIA 'vault'
Serious breech of security and protocol.
Article 104Aiding the enemy
Any person who
(1) aids, or attempts to aid, the enemy with arms, ammunition, supplies, money, or other things; or
(2) without proper authority, knowingly harbors or protects or gives intelligence to or communicates or corresponds with or holds any intercourse with the enemy, either directly or indirectly; shall suffer death or such other punishment as a court-martial or military commission may direct.
(4) Giving intelligence to the enemy. (a) That the accused, without proper authority, knowingly gave intelligence information to the enemy; and (b) That the intelligence information was true, or implied the truth, at least in part.
Scope of Article 104. This article denounces offenses by all persons whether or not otherwise subject to military law. Offenders may be tried by court-martial or by military commission.
(6) Communicating with the enemy.
(a) Nature of the offense. No unauthorized communication, correspondence, or intercourse with the enemy is permissible. The intent, content, and method of the communication, correspondence, or intercourse are immaterial. No response or receipt by the enemy is required. The offense is complete the moment the communication, correspondence, or intercourse issues from the accused. The communication, correspondence, or intercourse may be conveyed directly or indirectly.
It’s all about him donchaknow.
He is a patriot!
and today’s joke thread:
Senate Democrats blast national security leak on Iran cyberattack
Posted on 06/05/2012 6:38:48 PM PDT by jakerobins
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