Skip to comments.Espionage by any other name
Posted on 01/19/2005 8:06:15 AM PST by CDB
Almost as appalling as the potentially lethal effect (if not, necessarily, the intent) of the Hersh article, is the quietude that greeted the damaging implications of the article's publication. Whether or not the article meets the technical legal requirements for violation of the Espionage Act, I have seen no articles or public comments expressing concern at the revelation of such vital military secrets of an ongoing secret military operation. Keep in mind, the Pentagon has not denied the story; it has merely said that some of the facts are inaccurate. That is a classic Washington non-denial denial. And this is not just any military operation. The purpose of this operation is to protect the world from a possible nuclear attack once the fanatical Iranian Islamist regime gets its hands on a nuclear bomb. They already have missiles capable of reaching London, Paris, Berlin and Tel Aviv. They are already the world's leading terrorist-supporting state. And our military's effort to prepare to deal with this extraordinary danger is exposed to the world while the operation is ongoing. But not a peep of concern can be heard. Apparently this is considered just journalistic business as usual. The Washington political class is suffering from a bad case of creeping normalcy. We are getting ever more used to ever more egregious government leaks of military secrets. What's the big deal? Maybe I am an alarmist. Or maybe we are sleepwalking toward the abyss.
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He should die.
of course, it could have been deliberate disinformation on the Pentagon's part......
I think it's time to start prosecuting these anti-Americans. These people are traitors to our country and are causing the deaths of American service men and women.
I'M VERY SERIOUS AND I THINK I WILL WRITE A FEW LETTERS.
I WONDER IF ONE CAN MAKE A CITIZENS AREST ON PEOPLE LIKE HERSH.
All espionage, sedition and treason cases should be treated with 1 appeal and prompt execution.
The more seriously the DoD appears to take Hersh's article in public, the greater the public perception of the article's veracity.
Ping for later read.
Unquestionably, Seymour Hersh is a traitor. He revealed his colors as the original author of the Abu Graib prison story, now this. Give hime his trial then hang him.
Course, you know what the ACLU would say - Freedom of Speech!
Hersh, is on the eye in the sky and the pentagon and Langley will be sure to run it 24-7.
I am sure investigations of this incident go to other sources, not just Hersh.
OPs4 God BLess America!
Well .. write a few to O'Reilly .. he think Hersh is a peach and he had him on to complain about veterans like O'Neill instead of interviewing O'Neill.
Actually, I believe the information was leaked for its psyops value, and Hersh did what was hoped with it.
I'm with you on that. Hersh is a well-known useful idiot, so some of our guys decided to make use of him.
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