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Charges Dropped Against Two Former Pro-Israel Lobbyists

Today, the Wall Street Journal reports that "Justice Department prosecutors dropped charges against two former employees of a pro-Israel lobbying group, citing the unlikelihood that their case would succeed. The case against Steven J. Rosen and Keith Weissman, is the second high-profile criminal case to collapse in recent weeks for the Justice Department. Last month the department withdrew its corruption case against Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens, after admitting it had been marred with missteps by prosecutors."

The January 2008 issue of The Washingtonian took a lengthy look at the situation surrounding Weissman and Rosen in our article “This Is the FBI—Can We Talk?”.  The two, who are PhDs and pro-Israel lobbyists, had been accused of giving classified national security information to Israeli sources.

Read the full article here.