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Ex-CIA Sentence Too Steep?

On Tuesday, May 11, 2015 Jeffrey Sterling, an ex-CIA officer was sentenced to 3 1/2 years of prison. In 2014 a jury convicted him of providing leaks regarding a CIA program of attempting to sabotage the Iranian nuclear program. Sterling was prosecuted under the Espionage Act, a law passed during World War I that was created to prevent dissemination of information by spies. This is the same law that, theoretically, …Read More