Marcy Wheeler

independent journalist

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Independent journalist writing about national security and civil liberties for the website Expose Facts, as well as for Foreign Policy, the Guardian and Salon 

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For seven years, Attorney General Eric Holder has been trying to force New York Times reporter  James Risen  to reveal what he learned from CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling.

Preview of CIA Whistleblower Trial

For seven years, Attorney General Eric Holder has been trying to force New York Times reporter James Risen to reveal what he learned from CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling.

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Last week, Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee released a  400-page report  on what they called CIA "torture" of imprisoned suspects in the aftermath of September 11.

CIA Torture: Partisanship — and Accountability

Last week, Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee released a 400-page report on what they called CIA "torture" of imprisoned suspects in the aftermath of September 11.

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