Ex-CIA Official Blames Senate Atty In Leak Case

Law360, New York (August 31, 2011, 8:30 PM EDT) -- A former CIA official charged with leaking classified information to a New York Times reporter disclosed that a former attorney with the Senate Intelligence Committee had been fired for being the actual source, according to a court filing in Virginia made public Tuesday.

In ex-CIA officer Jeffrey Alexander Sterling's court filing, he said that an unnamed witness the FBI interviewed claimed that former Senate attorney Vicki Divoll provided investigative reporter James Risen with information about a U.S. operation to disrupt Iran's nuclear weapons program — a...
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