Sunday, June 18, 2017
Reality Leigh Winner is a 25-year-old veteran, a (now former) analyst for the defense contractor Pluribus International, and a part-time yoga instructor. She is in federal custody, accused of sending a classified document about Russian hacks against a voting-software company to the Intercept, an online magazine. Three of the highest-profile leakers in recent years--Chelsea Manning, Edward Snowden and now Winner--were born between 1983 and 1993. Given that, like fine wine, access to classified material is thought to improve with age, why do these leakers skew so young?
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