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The case of Daniel Hale

Daniel Hale recently pleaded guilty to leaking US military documents, he has been sentenced to 45 months in prison, or about half the nine years pushed by the Biden administration. Working as a security analyst from 2009-2013 as part of the US Air Force’s drone program, Hale was eventually stationed at Bagram Air Force base in Afghanistan as part of the Department of Defence’s Joint Special Operations Task Force. He later worked for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) as a contractor and is alleged to have started printing documents, which he eventually provided to Jeremy Scahill for The Intercept, eleven of those documents were marked “secret” or “top secret”. What are the most important implications of this case?

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