SO MUCH FOR THAT “SMART DIPLOMACY” TALK: BOMBSHELL: Al-Qaeda Infiltrator was Working for Brits not CIA, Cover Blown for Election Year Politics. “The leaks about the operation from the American side have infuriated British intelligence officials, who had hoped to continue the operation. The leaks not only scuttled the mission but put the life of the asset in jeopardy. Even CIA officials, joining their MI5 and MI6 counterparts, were describing the leaks as ‘despicable,’ attributing them to the Obama administration.”

UPDATE: Reader Scott Cosman writes:

And to think of the fuss made over the “outing” of CIA “operative” Valerie Plame. Now this is a real “outing”.

Well, to be fair, both outings were done by Democrats.