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White House Tries to Preempt Leaks with Insider Threat Program

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Two years ago, after PFC. Bradley Manning's massive classified document dump, President Obama mandated what's called the Insider Threat Program. Millions of federal workers are required to report any suspicious activities on the part of their colleagues.  They face criminal penalties if they don't. Lifestyles, attitudes and behaviors, including financial troubles, odd working hours or unexplained travel are the kind of thing that might predict whether colleagues might do "harm to the United States." That's part of the rationale for the program, according to Jonathan Landay, senior national security correspondent for the McClatchy Newspapers.