Translator Accused of Revealing U.S. Secrets to Hizbullah

(New York Times) Adam Goldman - Mariam Taha Thompson, 61, who worked as a translator for the U.S. military in Iraq, was charged on Wednesday with providing highly classified information to a Lebanese man with ties to Hizbullah. Prosecutors said she revealed the names of foreign informants and details of the information they provided to the U.S., endangering their lives as well as those of military personnel. The recruitment of a military contractor with access to such important secrets shows the strength of the intelligence operations of Iran and its proxy forces. American officials have long warned that Tehran's intelligence work should not be underestimated.

2020-03-05 00:00:00

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