Defense Analyst Charged With Leaking China Weapons Info

Law360 (October 9, 2019, 4:19 PM EDT) -- A counterterrorism analyst at the Defense Intelligence Agency was arrested Wednesday on charges of disclosing information from a top secret report on China’s military capabilities to journalists at CNBC and NBC.

Henry Kyle Frese started as a contractor at the DIA in early 2017 and was hired as an employee last year. The indictment accuses him of leaking information about a foreign country’s weapons system to two journalists in 2018 and 2019. The indictment does not name the journalists, their news outlets or the country mentioned in the intelligence. However, the reporters are identifiable from public records as covering national security...

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