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White House Leak Inquiry Sought

The calls for an outside probe of U.S. national-security leaks—including recent media disclosures on President Obama's cyber warfare against Iran and the existence of a double agent in Yemen—have grown under mounting concerns. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the congressional intelligence committee's chairwoman, said Thursday that she will consider calling for a special counsel to investigate who leaked the top-secret information to the media, which suggests she might be willing to give into Republican demands voiced earlier in the week by Sen. John McCain.

June 8, 2012 6:42 AM