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Ex-Pentagon general target of leak investigation

According to legal sources, Retired Marine Gen. James “Hoss” Cartwright, the former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has received a target letter informing him that he’s under investigation for allegedly leaking information about a massive attack using a computer virus named Stuxnet on Iran’s nuclear facilities. Gen. Cartwright, 63, becomes the latest individual targeted over alleged leaks by the Obama administration, which has already prosecuted or charged eight individuals under the Espionage Act.

Last year, the New York Times reported that Cartwright, a four-star general who was vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs from 2007 to 2011, conceived and ran the cyber operation, called Olympic Games, under Presidents Bush and Obama. According to the front-page story by chief Washington correspondent David Sanger, President Obama ordered the cyber attacks sped up, and in 2010 an attack using the Stuxnet worm temporarily disabled 1,000 centrifuges that the Iranians were using to enrich uranium.

The Times story included details of the Olympic Games operation, including the cooperation of Israeli intelligence and the way the virus was introduced to an Iranian nuclear facility. It described meetings in the White House Situation Room and was based on interviews with “current and former American, European and Israeli officials involved in the program.”

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Expect a lot of these investigations over the next few months

The military/industrial complex will be using the full force of NSA spying to purge their ranks, weed out potential leakers and whistleblowers.

This will gradually filter down from the top positions of power within the military to all levels.

The Congress and Senate are already spied upon, but that will filter down to aides, thinktanks and lobbyists.

What little MSM there is with a glimmer of independence will quickly be snuffed out or compromised.

The general population won't feel the effects for awhile, probably a couple of years.

For in-country security officials, Dissent = Terrorism within 10 years give or take.

We all know the truth....

it was an Israeli Mossad agent ....just like most of the things that get blamed on the USA

If you can read this thank a teacher. Because it's in English thank a soldier!

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