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American jailed for betraying military sources in Iraq

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Mariam Taha Thompson, 63, pleaded guilty on March 26 to delivering national defense information to aid a foreign government. Prosecutors alleged that she passed the information to a man with whom she fell in love. Thompson risked the lives of U.S. sources and troops because she hoped the man would marry her.
1 year ago·Washington, United States

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A lovestruck military translator has been jailed for 23 years for passing on the names of US informants to Hizbollah. Mariam Thompson, 62, admitted she had sent classified information to a man with ties to the Lebanese militant group. Prosecutors alleged Lebanese-born Thompson, who became a US citizen in 1993, had put the lives of US troops and sources at risk by passing on the material to a man she hoped would marry her. She said she was desper…

1 year ago·Los Angeles, United States
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Mariam Thompson, love-struck US army linguist, jailed for 23 years

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The Washington Post

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1 year ago·Washington, United States
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American jailed for betraying military sources in Iraq

A Pentagon translator has been sentenced to 23 years in prison for passing the names of US informants in Iraq to a person linked to Lebanon's Shi'ite movement Hezbollah.

1 year ago·South Africa
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Washington Examiner

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1 year ago·Washington, United States
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New York Post

DoD contractor gets 23 years for leaking info to Hezbollah-linked boyfriend

A Pentagon linguist once attached to a special ops military facility in northern Iraq was sentenced Wednesday to 23 years in prison for leaking the names of informants and other secret information …

1 year ago·New York, United States
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