A past presidential administration official weighs in on the complicated view of the NSA whistleblower… or traitor.
Is accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s right to a fair trial being eroded by the litany of leaks around the case? WhoWhatWhy takes a look.
Mitt Romney is accusing Barack Obama of leaking sensitive national security material, essentially betraying the country. But everyone leaks—including Romney…and especially the “national security” people.
The common refrain that no unknown domestic plots exist, because “someone would have talked” and we would know about them…is plain wrong. People do talk—and suffer the consequences. So there aren’t many of them.
When it comes to the truth, it turns out you can’t trust the government. But you can’t trust those who tell you you can’t trust the government, either. See the Osama bin Laden burial story, for example.