Shutterstock: NEW YORK CITY - JULY 22 2015: thousands rallied in Times Square to oppose the President's proposed nuclear deal with Iran. Rally attendees with anti-Iran signs

Jeffrey Sterling Is Sentenced Under the Espionage Act

By May 11, 2015

CIA employee Jeffrey Sterling is convicted under the Espionage Act for revealing information to journalist James Risen about Operation Merlin—a covert operation to feed Iran faulty designs for nuclear weapon parts. He is sentenced to three and a half years in jail.