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Pentagon Linguist Who Spied For Lebanon’s Hezbollah Sentenced To 23 Years In Prison

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Pentagon Linguist Who Spied For Lebanon’s Hezbollah Sentenced To 23 Years In Prison

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On June 23, Lebanese-American Mariam Taha Thompson was sentenced to 23 years in prison for leaking classified national defense information to Hezbollah.

Thompson, 62, from Rochester, Minnesota, was a contracted linguist for a US Special Operations task force in Iraq and had top secret clearance.

In a statement, the US Department of Justice said that Thompson admitted that she knew that the classified national defense information that she was passing to a Lebanese national would be provided the Lebanese group.

“Thompson’s sentence reflects the seriousness of her violation of the trust of the American people, of the human sources she jeopardized and of the troops who worked at her side as friends and colleagues,” said Assistant Attorney General John C. Demers for the Justice Department’s National Security Division. “That Thompson passed our nation’s sensitive secrets to someone whom she knew had ties to Lebanese Hezbollah made her betrayal all the more serious. Thompson’s sentence should stand as a clear warning to all clearance holders that violations of their oath to this country will not be taken lightly, especially when they put lives at risk.”

Last March, Thompson pleaded guilty to passing information about US human intelligence sources to an individual with ties to Hezbollah.

Thompson begin providing sensitive information to the man, who promised to marry her, after the assassination of Qassem Soleimani, Iran’s Quds Force commander, in January of 2020.

Using her top security clearance, the linguist provided her “handler” in Lebanon with critical information, including the identities of at least eight clandestine human assets; at least ten US targets; and multiple tactics, techniques and procedures used by US agents.

Hezbollah is designated as a Foreign Terrorist Organizations by the US. Thompson’s case is, without a doubt, a large blow to the US intelligence community.

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If I don't steal it, someone else will steal it

Hezbollah would be a better American ally than the Zionist squaters from New York.

jens holm

I agree. Most of them are in Lebanon and ME-Iran and remain there.

disagree completely iran wont be the ally of the devil

Last edited 29 days ago by farbat

No, because being a US ally means being a traitor to humanity.

Ivanus59

It takes understanding and an objective sense of justice and morality to realize you’re working for the bad guys. And then it takes lots of courage to actually do something about it!
I have great respect for this woman and she should have a few streets in cities in the world named after her.

block

The triple passport stooge hariri is still active in Lebanon. Why the people and government tolerate this traitor is beyond me.

Perhaps someone from the region can shed light on how this saudi-euro imbecile is not in prison for treason against the people of Lebanon.

jens holm

So what about me. Free bed, food and clothe the next 23 yrars seemes nice.

L du Plessis

Thompson accually fought against the US divide and conquer foreign land(invasion) strategy.

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