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BREAKING NEWS ~ Pentagon analyst pleads guilty to leaking classified info

[JURIST] AP is reporting that Pentagon analyst Lawrence Franklin has pleaded guilty to giving classified information regarding potential attacks on US forces in Iraq to an Israeli embassy official and members of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) [official website], a pro-Israel lobbying group. Read the indictment [PDF text] against Franklin and the two AIPAC members, Steven Rosen and Keith Weissman.

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