America’s policy makers set forth legislation, policies, and standards impacting the delicate balance between national securityand civil liberties. The Freedom of Expression guarantees protected by the First Amendment include freedom of speech, of the press, of association, of assembly and petition.
• How would you characterize an active-duty military member releasing classified information to Wikileaks…a) a lawful expression, b) cyber-terrorism, c) treason, d) a criminal act, or e) something else? Please explain why this is a violation and risk to national security in 200+ words.
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