In this Saturday, June 1, 2013 file photo, Daniel Ellsberg, the whistleblower responsible for releasing the Pentagon Papers, speaks during a rally in support of Army Pfc. Chelsea Manning, formerly Bradley Manning, outside the gates of Fort Meade, Md. On Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

How The Government Gained The Upper Hand Against Leakers

We may be entering a post-Pentagon Papers era that shifts the power back to political elites, who seem more emboldened to go after leakers.