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Farewell party for convicted CIA agent John Kiriakou

Kiriakou leaves U.S. District Courthouse in Alexandria last fall. (Cliff Owen/AP)

“He was pretty upbeat,” said John Jordan, a college classmate from GW. “He’s a positive, charming fellow. He’s not moping around.”

Kiriakou, author of “The Reluctant Spy,” was sentenced last month to 30 months for revealing the name of a covert spy — part of a crackdown on sharing national security information — so six of his best friends gathered in D.C. for a farewell dinner at the downtown BLT Steak. The seven men had cocktails, steak and a couple bottles of good wine, then moved to Lucky Bar in Dupont Circle for the after-party; lots of catching up and stories about the good old days. “By and large, we kept it pretty light,” said Jordan

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