Defense analyst sentenced to prison for media leaks

A former counterterrorism analyst who leaked classified information to two journalists, including one he was dating, has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a statement Thursday.

Henry Kyle Frese was employed by the Defense Intelligence Agency in 2018 and 2019. Prosecutors said he shared secret details to a journalist he was dating while she authored articles about “certain foreign countries’ weapons systems.

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