Loose lips

Gabriel Schoenfeld, writing in the Contentions blog at Commentary, wonders if leaked information published in the Los Angeles Times had anything to do with the arrest of 4 Iranian-Americans currently being held in Iran. He writes: Leaks of vital U.S. intelligence secrets can get Americans killed. They can also place Americans in a great deal of danger.As of yesterday, Iran has seized four Iranian-Americans and charged them with spying. They are Haleh Esfandiari of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kian Tajbakhsh, an urban-planning consultant associated with George Soros's Open Society Institute; Parnaz Azima, a journalist who works for the American-financed Radio Farda; and Ali Shakeri, a "peace activist" from the Center for Citizen Peacebuilding at the University of California, Irvine. In addition, Robert Levinson, a former FBI agent who is reported to have traveled to Iran on private business, has been missing since March.Do these developments have...(Read Full Post)