Last updated 3/9/2015 at 8:51am
“Oaths do matter, and there are indeed consequences for those who believe they are above the laws that protect our fellow officers and enable American intelligence agencies to operate with the requisite degree of secrecy.”
-Former CIA Director David Petraeus
When Petraeus spoke the above words in 2012, he was referring to the case of former CIA officer John Kiriakou, who pleaded guilty to one count of intentionally disclosing the identity of a covert agent to a reporter. Kiriakou was sentenced to 30 months in prison.
What Petraeus failed to mention is that a year before he had broke...