Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the U.S. will stop WikiLeaks from using “free speech values against us.”
Pompeo was speaking at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, where he focused on the threat of leaks.
He mentioned the case of Philip Agee, a former CIA officer who exposed CIA secrets through a magazine.
The CIA director said that now leakers need merely “a smart phone and internet access.”
He added that the CIA finds “the celebration of entities like WikiLeaks to be both perplexing and deeply troubling.
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