Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Leaked Embassy Cables Lend Credence to Prior Allegations of State Department Spying

The leaked cables, which call on U.S. embassy employees to gather information such as DNA, fingerprints and iris scans, appear to support charges raised in a long-running lawsuit that accused State Department officials of spying, intelligence manipulation and a subsequent effort to cover up of those practices.

That civil-court litigation also has prompted a still-ongoing congressional investigation into the alleged State Department corruption.

As a result, the recent cables made public by WikiLeaks could well serve as evidence supporting the State Department-related corruption charges now being investigated by the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

This past summer, Narco News broke the news of the congressional investigation, but it has received scant press attention to date.
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