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Monday, June 10, 2013

Intel Officials Overheard Joking In DC Airport That NSA Leaker & Reporter Should Be 'Disappeared'

The foreign policy editor of The Atlantic, Steve Clemons, overheard an eyebrow-raising conversation while waiting for a flight at Washington's Dulles airport, Saturday morning.

Clemons tweeted about the 'disturbing' conversation after listening to four men who were sitting near him speaking loudly about the conference they had just attended in DC, hosted by the Intelligence and National Security Alliance.

The Daily Mail reported:

One of the officials was wearing 'a white knit national counter-terrorism center shirt,' Clemons told the Huffington Post. He added that it was clear from their conversation they were among the intelligence community.

Clemons said the conversation initially centered around the event the men had just attended but soon turned to the NSA leaks, which were first reported by Guardian reporter Glenn Greenwald. 

The term 'disappeared' refers to a secret murder or assassination carried out by dictatorship governments. (Continues)

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