Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning is seeking a presidential pardon for sending reams of classified information to WikiLeaks, a leak she says was done “out of a love for my country and sense of duty to others,” according to documents released Wednesday.
Lawyers for an Army private who gave mountains of classified information to WikiLeaks opened their defense at his court-martial Monday with leaked video of a U.S. helicopter attack in Baghdad — footage in which airmen laugh and call targets “dead bastards.”
Pfc. Bradley Manning put U.S. military secrets into the hands of Osama bin Laden himself, prosecutors said Monday as the Army intelligence analyst went on trial over leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents.
While it may be a curious legal strategy, an Army private’s decision to admit in court that he sent hundreds of thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks has energized his supporters around the world.
An Army private suspected of sending reams of classified documents to the secret-sharing WikiLeaks website was illegally punished at a Marine Corps brig and should get 112 days cut from any prison sentence he receives if convicted, a military judge ruled Tuesday.
A pretrial hearing for an Army private accused of leaking a trove of classified materials has been postponed because of Hurricane Sandy.
A U.S. Army private accused of leaking hundreds of thousands of classified government documents is thanking supporters for their dedication.
It’s the biggest leak of classified information in U.S. history. Attention was turned once again Sunday to the military hearing at Fort Meade that will determine if an Army private will be court-martialed for providing government secrets to WikiLeaks.
After months of delay, the U.S. military is set to make its case for court-martialing Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier accused of endangering national security by engineering the largest-ever leak of classified documents.