Prosecutors to Drop Charges Against Two Former AIPAC Lobbyists
Washington Post / Jerry Markon
01-May-2009 (2 comments)

Federal prosecutors yesterday abandoned an espionage-law case against two former lobbyists for a pro-Israel advocacy group, a case that had transfixed much of official Washington because of its potential to criminalize the exchange of sensitive information among journalists, lobbyists and policy analysts. In asking a judge to dismiss charges against Steven J. Rosen and Keith Weissman, formerly of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, or AIPAC, officials said recent court rulings had changed the legal landscape and made it unlikely that they would win


Charges against Iran-intel spies dropped

by verytass on

As a reminder they were questioned for allegedly bribing Larry Franklin an analyst for classified information on Iran policy and intel. Larry Franklin was sentenced for 12 years in 2006 for supplying the information, yet these guys are set free!




by Morning Joe (not verified) on

This is the part I like:

"AIPAC's critics had seized on the allegations against the two lobbyists as fresh evidence that the group had aligned itself so closely with the Israeli government that it was acting on that country's behalf."

Thanks for posting it.