Thursday, July 26, 2012

Jeffrey Delisle may also have leaked top-level British, American and Australian intelligence documents

A Canadian naval officer arrested for allegedly leaking secrets may also have compromised top-level Australian, British and American intelligence, a report said today.

Jeffrey Delisle, a naval intelligence officer, was charged in Canada in January with communicating over the past five years 'with a foreign entity, information that the government of Canada is taking measures to safeguard'.

Canadian reports said Ottawa expelled four Russian diplomats in the aftermath of Delisle's arrest, although Moscow denied this.

Today's Sydney Morning Herald, citing Australian security sources, said Delisle also allegedly sold to Moscow signals intelligence - information gathered by the interception of radio and radar signals - collected by the U.S., Britain, Australia and New Zealand. Read More