Classified Intelligence and Leaks (Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints) (Paperback)
Experts often disagree about how much and what kind of intelligence should be considered classified. In addition, there can be benefits to leaking intelligence, a practice that is done by insiders with some regularity. Do citizens have a right to know about all government activities, or is security of higher value? What happens when leaks affect the safety of journalists and diplomats around the world? Who decides when a leaker is a whistleblower or a traitor? Readers of this captivating volume will learn about the issue from a diverse array of viewpoints.