Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigDec 7, 2012
If a federal judge doesn’t sentence him to life in prison, Pfc. Bradley Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst accused of handing hundreds of thousands of diplomatic cables to the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks, may want to run for public office. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigNov 28, 2012
The alleged source behind the largest leak of state secrets in U.S. history is expected to speak publicly for the first time since his arrest in May 2010 at a pretrial hearing Tuesday afternoon. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
By Nick Turse, TomDispatchOct 26, 2012
Several times this year, America's war chiefs have assembled at the Marine Corps Base in Quantico to conduct a futuristic war-game-meets-academic-seminar about the needs of the military in 2017. There, a giant map of the world, larger than a basketball court, was laid out so the Pentagon’s top brass could shuffle around the planet. Dig deeper ( 9 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigSep 15, 2012
In declaring that Pfc. Bradley Manning “broke the law” in allegedly handing classified military records to the international whistle-blowing group WikiLeaks, President Obama and Manning’s critics have unlawfully told the courts to find Manning guilty, a writer on the accused’s support team says. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigApr 23, 2011
President Obama said in an impromptu interview that accused WikiLeaker Pfc. Bradley Manning "broke the law" by sharing classified documents. (more) Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMar 19, 2011
This week we give a nod to former Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs P.J. Crowley, who had the audacity to publicly criticize the Defense Department's treatment of alleged WikiLeaks accomplice Pfc. Bradley Manning and was obliged to step down Sunday as a result. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigDec 16, 2010
Bradley Manning, the Army private accused of leaking sensitive material to WikiLeaks, has been held for seven months in what Glenn Greenwald reports are “inhumane, personality-erasing, soul-destroying, insanity-inducing conditions” (more). Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigDec 7, 2007
A 42-year-old Navy chaplain has been sentenced for a range of sexual crimes committed at the Quantico Marine base and the Naval Academy. In one episode, Lt. Cmdr. John Thomas Matthew Lee forced oral sex on a 20-year-old midshipman. So much for moral superiority. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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