Obama administration presses to stop leaks

The Obama Administration is unrelenting in its campaign against leaks of classified information, despite its failure to uphold its case against a former National Security Agency official who allegedly fed secrets to the Baltimore Sun.

Now, the New York Times says, the government is pursuing an arms expert who provided information to Fox News.

The administration has prosecuted five criminal cases, compared to a total of three under all previous administrations, the Times said.

A secrecy expert at the Federation of American Scientists accuses the government of “leaping to the most extreme response, felony charges” instead of exploring its many other options.”

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