Skip to comments.White House Mistakenly Identifies CIA Chief in Afghanistan Name sent to 6000 reporters)
Posted on 05/25/2014 6:00:17 PM PDT by kristinn
The CIAs top officer in Kabul was exposed Saturday by the White House when his name was inadvertently included on a list provided to news organizations of senior U.S. officials participating in President Obamas surprise visit with U.S. troops.
The White House recognized the mistake and quickly issued a revised list that did not include the individual, who had been identified on the initial release as the Chief of Station in Kabul, a designation used by the CIA for its highest-ranking spy in a country.
The Post is withholding the name of the CIA officer at the request of Obama administration officials...
The list was circulated by e-mail to reporters who traveled to Afghanistan with Obama, and disseminated further when it was included in a pool report, or summary of the event meant to be shared with other news organizations, including foreign media, not taking part in the trip.
In this case, the pool report was filed by Washington Post White House bureau chief Scott Wilson. Wilson said he had copied the list from the e-mail provided by White House press officials and included it in a report that was sent to a distribution list with more than 6,000 recipients.
Wilson said that after the report was distributed, he noticed the unusual reference to the station chief and asked White House press officials in Afghanistan whether they had intended to include that name.
Initially, the press office raised no objection, apparently because military officials had provided the list to distribute to news organizations. But senior White House officials realized the mistake and scrambled to issue an updated list without the CIA officers name. The mistake, however, already was being noted on Twitter, although without the station chiefs name.
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Treason. But that’s OK. He’s a half-black man trapped in a woman’s body.
which means that he is now officially a marked man on limited time
what a bunch of buffoons.....unless of course it was intentional
Nothing “mistaked” about it. This pos, poseur creep-in-chief does everything in a most calculated manner.
Paging Fitzpatrick....Fitzpatrick, please pick up the Scooter Libby hotline.
The list, Ping
Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list
Nothing Obama and his goons do is “By accident” everything is intentional
Let’s see if 6,000 reporters can keep a secret.
It was on purpose.
The Bum Loves Alqueda
Subconscious screw up or RIF action?
There are no accidents. Sick making.
Once again, this is an Obama hit on a U.S. government employee and U.S. national
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