The Heat: U.S. Intelligence Leaks

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Washington is trying to contain another national security breach. Why were the documents leaked? And, what happens next?

The U.S. government is dealing with the fallout of yet another major leak of classified papers. Among the revelations: U.S. skepticism about Ukraine’s military abilities in the current conflict with Russia, and U.S. intelligence agencies spying on allies.

A 21-year-old member of the Massachusetts Air National Guard was arrested for posting the documents on Discord, a social media platform. 

Joining the discussion: 

  • Anton Fedyashin is a Professor of History an American University. 
  • Joseph Williams is a former Senior Editor and U.S. News and World Report.
  • Brian Becker is the Executive Director of the ANSWER Coalition.
  • Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer-prize winning journalist.