Ex-CIA agent heads to prison for torture leak

John Kiriakou is the first current or former CIA officer convicted of leaking classified information.

    A former CIA officer is expected to plead guilty to leaking the name of a fellow officer to the media.

    John Kiriakou agreed to a plea deal and a reduced jail sentence.

    But he still insists his only real crime was embarrassing the United States government and revealing its use of torture.

    Al Jazeera's Alan Fisher reports from Arlington, Virginia.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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