John Kiriakou – Ep 133
Henri talks with former CIA officer and whistleblowers John Kiriakou about his career, his time working on the Iraq Desk, the Obama-era war on whistleblowers, and even a bit on communications management units in the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Enjoy!
4:37 – Iraq war and sanctions
14:23 – Communications Management Units
38:54 – Hollywood industrial complex
John Kiriakou is a former CIA counterterrorism officer and a former senior investigator with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. John became the sixth whistleblower indicted by the Obama administration under the Espionage Act—a law designed to punish spies. He served 23 months in prison as a result of his attempts to oppose the Bush administration’s torture program.
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