Mon, Jun 25, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
The Battle Over Classified LeaksDownload audio (MP3)
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
- 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