On September 1, 2004, the New York Times reported that Rosen, along with fellow AIPAC employee Keith Weissman had been questioned regarding their involvement in an espionage case. Larry Franklin, a Middle East analyst at the Defense Intelligence Agency was alleged to have passed classified information about Iran to Rosen and Weissman, who in turn are accused of relaying the information to the government of Israel.
- Matthew Barakat, "Ex-Pentagon analyst sentenced to 12 years," Associated Press (Boston Globe), January 21, 2006.
- Richard B. Schmitt, "Lobbyists' Lawyers Say Rice Leaked Information. The secretary of State and three other officials are to be subpoenaed. The defense says they told secrets to employees of a pro-Israel group," Los Angeles Times, April 22, 2006. re Condoleezza Rice, William J. Burns, U.S. ambassador to Russia, and retired Marine Gen. Anthony C. Zinni
- Richard B. Schmitt, "Lobbyists to Stand Trial in Spy Case. A judge rejects the arguments of pro-Israel activists charged under a 1917 espionage law with conspiring to obtain U.S. secrets," Los Angeles Times, August 11, 2006.
- Jerry Markon, "Judge allows spy case against pro-Israel lobbyists to proceed. Defense argued case violates right to free speech," Boston Globe, August 11, 2006.