A senior CIA analyst resigned Tuesday amid records that she was indeed forced to step straight straight down after her spouse — an agency that is former — had been faced with dripping categorized information towards the press.
Heather Kiriakou had served being an analyst that is top a few of the most painful and sensitive topics that the agency songs, including leadership developments in Iran. Her husband, John, faces no more than three decades in jail after being accused of disclosing information regarding key CIA operations along with the identities of undercover officers.
Two sources in direct experience of the Kiriakous said that Heather had submitted her resignation under great pressure from superiors during the CIA. She was indeed on maternity leave in current months. Neither she nor John Kiriakou came back a phone message kept at their house.
“They informed her to come in and resign,” said one individual with direct understanding of the Kiriakou situation. Both sources talked on condition of privacy, citing the sensitiveness surrounding Heather Kiriakou’s employment status and also the pending prosecution of her spouse.