| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:11 PM
A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a California chemical engineer to 15 years in prison and fined him $28 million after his rare economic-espionage conviction for selling China the technology that creates a white pigment.
U.S. District Judge...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:27 AM
| May 9, 2014
| 1:15 PM
It’s called the USA Freedom Act, but a more fitting name might be Edward’s Law — as in Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor charged with violating the Espionage Act. I’m referring to a bill cleared by...
| May 28, 2014
| 1:51 PM
It seems ironic that a man who was often accused of being effete when he ran for president in 2004 has impugned someone else’s manhood to make a political point.
But that’s what happened Wednesday when Secretary of State John Kerry was asked...
| Mar 9, 2014
The confirmation in December that former CIA Director Leon Panetta let classified information slip to "Zero Dark Thirty" screenwriter Mark Boal during a speech at the agency headquarters should result in a criminal espionage charge if there is any truth...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 2:30 AM
After much criticism from conservative quarters, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has decided, at least for now, to withdraw plans for its proposed study of how media organizations gather and report news. The expressed goal of the survey was to...
| Mar 13, 2014
Re "Why give Panetta a pass?," Opinion, March 9
Former CIA officer John Kiriakou is in federal prison because he broke the Intelligence Identities Protection Act of 1982, when he went far beyond the whistle-blowing he states he engaged in by...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 9:31 AM
FT. MEADE, Md. — The sentencing phase in Pfc. Bradley Manning’s court-martial opened Wednesday with military prosecutors calling as their first witness a retired brigadier general who spent his career overseeing the Army’s extensive...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 5:01 PM
FT. MEADE, Md. -- Retired Army Brig. Gen. Robert A. Carr, the government’s first witness in the sentencing phase of Pfc. Bradley Manning’s court-martial, testified Wednesday that Manning’s disclosures to WikiLeaks endangered U.S....
| Jul 29, 2013
| 10:36 AM
The judge presiding over the military court martial of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning has reached a verdict and will announce her decision Tuesday into whether he violated the Espionage Act and aided foreign terror groups by providing more than 700,000...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:38 PM
FT. MEADE, Md. — Although a military judge found Army Pfc. Bradley Manning not guilty Tuesday of aiding the enemy in giving hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the anti-secrecy organization WikiLeaks, his conviction on separate...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 12:25 PM
FT. MEADE, Md. -- Defense lawyers for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning opened their case Monday in the sentencing phase of his court-martial by trying to show that the former military intelligence analyst was unstable and unfit, and that his commanders should...