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Report: Clinton Email Chain Discussed Afghan National's CIA Ties

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According to a U.S. government source, Hillary Clinton chatted about an Afghan spy’s ties to the CIA in one of the classified email chains found on her personal, unsecured server.

Such highly sensitive information is considered by members of the intelligence community to be the “crown jewels” of the United States government because if the information is compromised, our national security could be damaged and people could die. In this particular case, the emails may have been referring to a spy who was originally exposed in the New York Times and eventually murdered by the Taliban.

Via Catherine Herridge and Pamela K. Browne of Fox News:

The discussion of a foreign national working with the U.S. government raises security implications – an executive order signed by President Obama said unauthorized disclosures are “presumed to cause damage to the national security.”