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Ex-CIA officer accused of leaking interrogator’s name

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - In the latest criminal case in the Obama administration’s effort to punish leakers, a former CIA officer who helped track down and capture a top terror suspect was charged yesterday with disclosing classified secrets about his fellow officers to the media.

John Kiriakou, 47, of Arlington is charged with violating the Intelligence Identities Protection Act and the Espionage Act. A judge at a federal court hearing ordered Kiriakou to be released on a $250,000 unsecured bond.

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