In the world’s most incarcerated country, some high-profile sex offenders walk free.
John Kiriakou is a former CIA officer who spent two years in a federal prison for blowing the whistle on the agency’s use of torture. He wrote OtherWords columns for a year, starting in May 2015. He writes and speaks about national security, whistleblowing, the prison-industrial complex, and foreign policy. JohnKiriakou.com
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A whistleblower bids farewell to incarceration and moves on with his life.