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June 7, 2006
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The U.S. Senate’s Judiciary Committee slammed the Justice Department for its interpretation of a 90-year-old statute used to indict two former pro-Israel lobbyists. The department is basing its classified information leak case against Steve Rosen, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s former foreign policy director, and Keith Weissman, its former Iran analyst, on a 1917 statute that criminalizes the receipt of classified information.

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