Thursday, March 5, 2015

Petraeus, Snowden, and the Department of Two-Tiered Justice | Foreign Policy

Petraeus, Snowden, and the Department of Two-Tiered Justice | Foreign PolicyThe sweetheart plea deal that former CIA director Gen. David Petraeus received yesterday was supposed to mollify the criticism of people who say that in President Barack Obama’s draconian war on whistleblowers, senior-level government officials are never prosecuted for leaking classified information. Now the former army general’s punishment has been revealed and the truth has become clear: The United States has a two-tier justice system when it comes to classified information.