Former CIA officer John Kiriakou, right, listens as his attorney Robert Trout speaks with reporters outside of the U.S. District Court in Alexandria, Va., Oct. 23, 2012, after Kiriakou pleading guilty, in a plea deal, to leaking the names of covert operatives to journalists. (AP/Cliff Owen)

CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou Denied Freedom Of Speech

The limits put on John Kiriakou’s freedom of speech is telling of how the United States treats its political prisoners.