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Mon, Jun 25, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

The Battle Over Classified Leaks


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The Obama administration has recently been accused of releasing classified information for political gain -- including leaks about a secret terrorist "kill list" and the use of cyber-weapons against Iran. The White House denies the charges. We'll discuss recent and historical leaks, and the allegations that some disclosures have compromised national security.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Jane Wales, president and CEO of the World Affairs Council and former senior director of the National Security Council
  • Marc Thiessen, scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, Washington Post columnist and former White House senior staff member under President George W. Bush
  • Peter Bergen, national security analyst for CNN, director at the New America Foundation and author of "Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden -- From 9/11 to Abbottabad"
  • Vikram Amar, professor of law and associate dean for academic affairs at the UC Davis School of Law

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