Ex-Israeli Soldier Admits Leaking Secrets
Posted on Feb 6, 2011
In a plea deal with Israeli authorities, former soldier Anat Kamm has admitted to leaking more than 2,000 classified military documents to the Haaretz newspaper, including information on an Israeli operation aimed at killing West Bank Palestinian militants.
Anat Kamm pleaded guilty in return for the prosecution dropping more serious charges, which included spying and harming state security.
According to the charges, she passed more than 2,000 documents to the daily Haaretz newspaper.
Kamm, 24, will be sentenced at a later date and faces a maximum jail sentence of 15 years.
AP / David Bachar
Former Israeli soldier Anat Kamm, who has been under house arrest since December 2009, attends a court hearing in Tel Aviv in January 2010.