CIA Succeeds in Declaring Another African-American Man Alleging Discrimination a State Secret

Among the many things Jeffrey Sterling’s defense was not permitted to mention at his trial was that CIA had thwarted his Equal Opportunity lawsuit by invoking State Secrets over many of the same materials that would be used to convict him. Even while it was suppressing that detail in one courtroom, CIA was invoking it in another to successfully win dismissal of another African-American man’s Equal Opportunity lawsuit.