Security leaks scandal shaking the administration

Security leaks scandal shaking the administration

Sunday June 10, 2012

Follow-up – and babysit –Security leaks scandal rocked the U.S. administration ahead of the presidential election, when he was appointed U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder two prosecutors to head an inquiry into the leak of a suspect to confidential information relating to national security.

Holder said: The investigation headed by U.S. Attorney for the capital of Washington Ronald C. Machen JR. The U.S. Attorney for Maryland Rod Rosenstein and who “will be fully authorized to prosecute criminal violations are discovered as a result of their investigations.”

Holder said that “the unauthorized disclosure of classified information that could undermine the security of this country and all Americans will not be tolerated.”

Included the secrets that have been uncovered in the reports to the media reports on the U.S. war against Iran on the Internet and procedures to target the militants by pilotless drones and the presence of a double agent penetrated the armed group in Yemen, according to Reuters.

And the longer this issue presidential election campaign, with Republicans accusing some of these leaks, as calculated on what seems to enhance the prospects for re-election of President Obama.

But Obama rejected the allegations during a press conference where he said to reporters that he felt insulted by these accusations, and that he would not “play” security issues.

He said: “The idea that Betty White will be published deliberately confidential information to national security is shameful,” and added: “It is a mistake, and I think it should have a better sense of the people on how to manage this office.”

On the other hand, a report to the Ministry of Defense (Pentagon) the increasing incidence of suicide among U.S. soldiers this year, a rate is the fastest of its kind since a decade.

The report pointed out that since the beginning of this year (2012) 154 cases were recorded suicides occurred during the 155 days between the forces operating outside the United States, and 50% occurred in Afghanistan.

The report did not provide sufficient grounds for the interpretation and understandable increase in suicides among U.S. soldiers, but studies indicate the growing on anxiety and health problems, financial and transport troops between more than one location abroad.

The news agency Associated Press for the widow of pioneering pilot John Rico – who was driving a helicopter in the U.S. Marines (the Marines) in Iraq, and he hanged himself in 2005 – saying that he was unable to convince himself that he went there to help.

And compare report between the suicides that have been recorded in the period from January to May of this year as it was in the same period of last year and the years 2010 and 2009 up to 2001, explaining that he was registered 130 cases of suicide in the same period of last year, and the rate of this year increased by 18%, also increased by 25% over the previous two

Source: alrayy