Friday, October 3, 2008

US Lawmaker Accused of Leaking Secret Data

"We found that there is substantial credible evidence that the contras were engaged with some frequency in acts of terroristic violence directed at Nicaraguan civilians. These are individuals who have no connection with the war effort - persons with no economic, political or military significance. These individuals are deliberately targeted by the contras for acts of terror. -- Professor Michael Glennon, Report to the International Human Rights Law GroupToday, Jim Wright, the Speaker of the House, is accused by House Republicans of having revealed classified intelligence information. On Sept. 21, Wright told reporters that '' he had received clear testimony from C.I.A. people that they have deliberately done things to provoke an overreaction on the part of the Government in Nicaragua.'' Read full story

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