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CIA agent identity leak

CIA agent identity leak

Vice-president's aide jailed for lies to FBI on name leak

LEWIS "Scooter" Libby, a former top aide to the US vice-president, Dick Cheney, was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison yesterday for lying and obstructing an FBI investigation into the leaking of a CIA agent's identity.

White House aide found guilty of lying

A FORMER White House aide was convicted yesterday of obstruction, perjury and lying to the FBI in an inquiry into the leak of a CIA operative's identity.

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Ex-CIA officer to sue Vice President over media leak

A FORMER CIA officer whose identity was leaked to the media is suing US Vice-President Dick Cheney.

President's aide avoids indictment over leak of agent's ID

KARL Rove, George Bush's most high-profile and powerful political adviser, will not face indictment for perjury, it emerged yesterday.

Ex-Cheney aide says Bush authorised leak

A FORMER vice-presidential aide told prosecutors president George Bush authorised the leak of sensitive intelligence information about Iraq, according to court papers.

CIA agents' identities can be found online

THE identities of 2,600 employees of the Central Intelligence Agency can be found easily on the internet, according embarrassing revelations about the US spy agency.

Libby pleads not guilty in CIA case

LEWIS "Scooter" Libby, former chief of staff to Dick Cheney, the US vice-president, yesterday denied charges brought against him in the investigation into how a CIA operative's identity was leaked to the press in July 2003.

Apologise to US, Bush and Cheney urged

HARRY Reid, Democratic leader in the US Senate, yesterday called for George Bush, the president, and his vice-president, Dick Cheney, to apologise for the actions of their aides over the alleged illegal disclosure of an undercover CIA agent's identity.

FBI interviews CIA agent's neighbours over 'unmasking'

THE federal grand jury investigating the leak of a CIA officer's identity met special prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald and his deputies for three hours yesterday, adjourning for the day without announcing any action.

Cheney drawn into row on exposure of CIA agent

DICK Cheney, the United States vice-president, yesterday found himself drawn uncomfortably deeper into a web of allegations over how a covert CIA operative came to be unmasked.

Bush qualifies sacking call as CIA scandal closes in on Rove

GEORGE Bush yesterday said if anyone in his administration committed a crime in connection with the public leak of the identity of a CIA operative, that person will "no longer work in my administration".

Bush backs aide over CIA scandal

UNITED States President George Bush has backed his senior aide Karl Rove who is at the centre of a scandal over the leaking of a CIA officer's identity.

US judge jails journalist who won't name source

A US judge has sent a journalist to prison for refusing to name her source in the leak of an undercover CIA officer's name.

Bush's guru is prime suspect for leak

PRESIDENT George Bush’s chief strategist found himself centre-stage yesterday as the hunt for the "senior official" who blew the cover of a secret CIA operative turned into a political firestorm.

Bush aides in spotlight

THE US justice department launched a full-blown criminal investigation yesterday into how the name of an undercover CIA officer was leaked to the American press.

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