Was Pentagon too helpful to 'Zero Dark Thirty' filmmakers?

By Adam Clark Estes

December 18, 2012

As if Zero Dark Thirty needed more controversy, ABC News is now reporting that Undersecretary of Defense Michael Vickers is under investigation for leaking sensitive information to the filmmakers. "Specifically, Vickers is said to have disclosed to the filmmakers the identity of a member of SEAL Team Six -- though not a member of the team that conducted the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound," says ABC's Jake Tapper. This is potentially a big deal for said SEAL Team Six member, who could be targeted by terrorists, but it's also a bit of a boondoggle for the Pentagon, where state secrets definitely aren't supposed to be exposed for the good of the entertainment industry. 

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By Adam Clark Estes

December 18, 2012

http://www.govexec.com/defense/2012/12/was-pentagon-too-helpful-zero-dark-thirty-filmmakers/60237/