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Trial postponed for ex-CIA officer in defense leak case

The trial of an ex-CIA officer accused of disclosing confidential information of a secret operation against Iran to a US journalist has been postponed after the government Friday removed two witnesses in the case. A US docket entry on the case of Jeffrey Sterling, after a closed-door meeting at a…

U.S. allegedly spying on New York Times reporter James Risen

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist James Risen has been subjected to government surveillance and harassment that began under the Bush administration, according to a 22-page affidavit he filed Tuesday. In his 2006 book, “State of War: The Secret History of the CIA and the Bush Administration,” author and New York Times reporter James…