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To: wimpycat
Your scenario would not make a bad TV show.

Nevertheless, as you stated the case, it buttresses my view. Any such dilemma would not change because a person is a dual national.

Use the same story but the one finding the information is a Boston born Irish Catholic supporter of the Republican cause and the information is that the British are about to assassinate the entire IRA leadership.

62 posted on 10/31/2001 6:11:46 AM PST by Sabramerican
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To: Sabramerican
Nevertheless, as you stated the case, it buttresses my view. Any such dilemma would not change because a person is a dual national.

Well, you're a dual national and you dodged the question. What would you do if you were faced with that scenario?

Use the same story but the one finding the information is a Boston born Irish Catholic supporter of the Republican cause and the information is that the British are about to assassinate the entire IRA leadership.

OK, I'll take you up on that. I'm a little unclear on your example, but I'll assume you mean that the Boston-born Irish-Catholic supporter is an American citizen still living in Boston. That's very simple, and no different than what I told you earlier. It is your duty as an American citizen not to reveal secrets to any other country (or to reveal secrets to anybody knowing that the information will end up in the hands of another country). I hope you didn't think my answer would be any different for Israel than it would for any other country. My husband is a naturalized American citizen from Chile, and he used to be in the U.S. Navy before he became an American citizen. He loves Chile, it's very close to his heart. His dad and many family members are still there. But, if he came across information that was vital to Chilean security, but the information was top secret U.S. government info and he was ordered to keep it to himself, he knows that it is his duty as an American not to reveal it. He took the citizenship oath very seriously. He meant every word he said.

66 posted on 10/31/2001 7:15:29 AM PST by wimpycat
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