THE CIA: Rising Criticism Of the Leaks

Wisconsin Republican Robert Kasten could take no more. Before his colleagues on the House Intelligence Committee last week, he angrily addressed Chairman Otis Pike, a Democrat from New York. "Do something," he demanded, to stanch the leaks that were discrediting the committee with its friends in Congress as well as its foes in the Administration. With an irate glare, Pike shot back: "What do you recommend? Lie detector tests? I do not know where the leaks have come from."

Pike's testy confession of helplessness only served to intensify the growing backlash in...

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