White House ‘mistakenly’ reveals CIA official’s name


White House blows cover of CIA chief in Afghanistan
White House blows cover of CIA chief in Afghanistan

The officer’s name — identified as “chief of station” in Kabul — was included by U.S. embassy staff on a list of 15 senior American officials who met with President Obama during the Saturday visit. The list was sent to a Washington Post reporter who was representing the news media, who then sent it out to the White House “press pool” list, which contains as many as 6,000 recipients.

The Associated Press is withholding the officer’s name at the request of the Obama administration, who said its publication could put his life and those of his family members in danger. A Google search appears to reveal the name of the officer’s wife and other personal details.

White House officials realized the error after the Post reporter notified them, and sent out a new list without the station chief’s name. Other major news organizations, including the Post, also agreed not to publish the officer’s name.

Read more: http://news.yahoo.com/white-house-mistakenly-reveals-cia-officials-name-151930472–politics.html

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    Reblogged this on U.S. Constitutional Free Press.

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