Editor’s Note – There are for more examples, but these five tell the story – inept administration at the White House. Or, was it intentional, only time will tell.

The 5 most damaging national security leaks of the past year

By Lazar Berman – American Enterprise Institute

The recent, steady leak of classified national security information has turned into a torrent. Many experts say such high level leaks must have the tacit approval of the White House even if they are not sourced directly to Obama administration officials. The president has called those charges “offensive,” and has promised to investigate the leaks.

No matter the source, the leaks  have already done great damage to America’s reputation, embarrassed our allies and put lives at risk.

Flip through the list of the five biggest recent national security leaks.