Skip to comments.Former CIA officer sentenced to 3½ years in Iran leaks case
Posted on 05/11/2015 12:08:18 PM PDT by Olog-hai
A former CIA officer has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison for leaking details of a secret mission to thwart Irans nuclear ambitions.
Jeffrey Sterling of OFallon, Missouri, was facing a recommended sentence of 20 years or more under federal sentencing guidelines for violations of the Espionage Act.
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Jeffrey Sterling, ex-CIA officer,
not so sterling now..
Prosecutors argued that Sterling was motivated by spite to retaliate against perceived mistreatment at the agency.Sterling, who is African-American, had sued the agency for racial discrimination but had a lawsuit tossed out after the CIA invoked a state-secrets privilege
All about hating a black man?
...sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison for leaking details of a secret mission to thwart Iran's nuclear ambitions. Jeffrey Sterling of O'Fallon, Missouri, was facing a recommended sentence of 20 years or more......and the 3 1/2 years will be served outside US territory; no room at GTMO, so he'll be confined to Cabo San Lucas.
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