CIA Whistleblower Kiriakou Released from Federal Prison

John Kiriakou’s children wept with joy when he exited from the Loretto Federal Correctional Institution in Western Pennsylvania. The decorated 14-year veteran of the CIA who was sentenced to 30 months in prison for dubious violations of the Intelligence Identities Protection Act.

His term formally ends May 1, but he returned to his home in Northern Virginia the evening of Feb. 3 under conditions of house arrest.

That’s sufficient to for Kiriakou’s wife Heather to tell TNH: “We are whole again. Everyone is happy,” and for him to tweet the above photo with a reference to Martin Luther King Jr: “Free at last. Free at last. Thank God Almighty. I’m free at last.”



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