None of those news organizations published the official's name, but by some estimates, some 6,000 people received the information.
Leon Panetta and now the White House have now both done what John is in prison for. The hypocrisy is laid bare. http://t.co/fnu6nXkW4p— John Kiriakou (@JohnKiriakou) May 27, 2014
If Edward Snowden had published name of CIA chief in Afghanistan, we'd drone him, right?— David Frum (@davidfrum) May 26, 2014
It's "Oops!" accident when official in power leaks name of intel agent mistakenly to reporter. But, if official low-ranking, face punishment— Kevin Gosztola (@kgosztola) May 26, 2014
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Eagerly awaiting the indictment of the White House official who outed the CIA Station Chief in Afghanistan— jeremy scahill (@jeremyscahill) May 26, 2014