The name of the spy agency’s station chief in Kabul was included on a list provided to news organizations of senior U.S. officials participating in Mr. Obama’s visit with U.S. troops.
The White House provided the list that was sent out in a “pool report” by a reporter traveling with the president to thousands of journalists, including foreign media, who receive the reports.
The White House reportedly recognized the mistake and issued a second, revised list that omitted the official’s name and title. The Washington Times is withholding the name of the CIA officer; it’s not clear whether the exposure will require the person to leave his post.
I’d like to think this is an accident, but, well….
It’s the Obama administration we’re talking about here.
And of course the CIA officer won’t be required to leave his post. Well, unless he wants to avoid being murdered the next time he steps out onto any street in Afghanistan.
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