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AIPAC Case Postponed Until Fall as U.S. Rethinks Its Case

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The government’s espionage case against two former lobbyists for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee has been postponed until the fall, apparently because the government wants to think its strategy after Judge T.S. Ellis ruled it could not keep the evidence it plans to present from the public. “It’s a very troubling case,” said legal scholar Jonathan Turley, a law professor at George Washington University. He called it another example of the Bush administration trying to clamp down on national security leaks. “This one goes too far.” (6/11/07)