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Bradley Manning Trial

Chelsea Manning Gender Dysphoria: ACLU Says Military Prison Policy Raises Constitutional Issues

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics

The military policy against providing hormone therapy to prisoners like Chelsea Manning raises "serious constitutional concerns," an American Civil Li...

Army Says It Doesn't Provide Sex-Reassignment Surgery, Hormone Therapy

Reuters | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

Aug 22 (Reuters) - The U.S. Army does not provide hormone therapy or sex-reassignment surgery, a spokeswoman said on Thursday after U.S. soldier Bra...

Ellsberg: U.S. Becoming A Police State

Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics

The NSA surveillance of millions of emails and phone calls. The dogged pursuit of whistleblower Edward Snowden across the globe, regardless of the dip...

WATCH: Manning Attorney Speaks Out In First Post-Sentence Interview

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea and Megan Robertson | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics

Independent journalist Alexa O'Brien interviewed Bradley Manning's attorney David Coombs Wednesday in Coombs' first on-camera interview following Mann...

Assange: Bradley Manning Sentence Is 'Significant Tactical Victory' For Supporters

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Bradley Manning's sentence of 35 years in prison is a "significant tactical victory" for Manning, his defense an...

Matt Sledge

Manning Uncovered Torture, Abuse, Soldiers Laughing As They Killed Innocent Civilians

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. -- Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, the intelligence analyst convicted of making public thousands of secret documents, was sentenced Wednesd...

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Bradley Manning Sentenced To 35 Years In Prison For WikiLeaks Disclosures

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. -- Bradley Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison on Wednesday for handing WikiLeaks a massive cache of sensitive government docu...

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Bradley Manning Deserves 60-Year Sentence, Government Argues

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. -- Bradley Manning's crimes were so serious that he deserves to spend 60 years in prison, the government asserted during closing argum...

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Bradley Manning's Lawyer: 'I Sleep Soundly At Night'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.16.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. -- Bradley Manning's lawyer told supporters in a candid question-and-answer session on Friday that he thinks little of the classified ...

How We All Betrayed Bradley Manning

Urizenus Sklar | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics
Urizenus Sklar

That he is looking at life in prison suggests a moral failure that permeates out society from top to bottom. The mere fact that he had to live the life he did, suggests a societal moral failure no less significant. God bless Bradley Manning. He deserved better.

Matt Sledge

What's Bradley Manning Sorry For? Secrecy Surrounds Evidence Of Harm From WikiLeaks Disclosures

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- His words were straightforward: "I am sorry. I am sorry that my actions hurt people. I am sorry that it hurt the United States." But ...

'I Am Sorry .. I Believed I Was Gonna Help People'

The Huffington Post | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. -- Facing up to 90 years in prison for releasing a massive cache of war documents to WikiLeaks, Army Pfc. Bradley Manning took the sta...

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Pschologist: Pressure On Bradley Manning 'Would Have Been Incredible'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. -- Bradley Manning's Army psychologist described the "hyper-masculine" and "almost open-hostile environment" his patient faced on his ...

Manning To Take The Stand

Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

By DAVID DISHNEAU, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FORT MEADE, Md. — Army Pfc. Bradley Manning has heard the evidence. Now it's time for him to speak. De...

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Bradley Manning Emailed Photo Of Himself In Woman's Wig In Call For Help

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. -- The subject of the email was "My problem." "I've had signs of it for a very long time," Bradley Manning wrote. "It caused condit...

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Bradley Manning's Supervisors Point Fingers At Each Other

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. -- Soldiers up and down Bradley Manning's chain of command pointed fingers and dodged blame as his defense team on Monday presented a ...

Manning Sentencing Nears End

Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

By DAVID DISHNEAU, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FORT MEADE, Md. — Prosecutors are nearing the end of their sentencing case in the court-martial of Army P...

Cornel West Explains Why Bradley Manning Is 'So Crucial'

The Huffington Post | Katie Burkhart | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Cornel West joined a panel discussion organized by the Bradley Manning Support Network on Sunday to defend the Army leaker and connect h...

'Damage' Testimony Limited In Manning Case

Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Lawyers for Bradley Manning are having some success in limiting government efforts to show that the classified material he di...

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State Dept Official Takes Flak From Bradley Manning Defense

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. -- The sentencing phase of Bradley Manning's trial took an intense, ripped-from-the-headlines turn Monday as a top State Department of...

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Supporters Offer To Serve Bradley Manning's Sentence

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than 1,500 Bradley Manning supporters have offered to serve part of the WikiLeaks source's potential 132.5-year sentence. Mannin...

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Bradley Manning Trial Suggests Leaks Led To No Deaths

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.03.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. -- For three years Bradley Manning and Julian Assange were accused of murder. Members of Congress and the administration said their Wi...

Evidence Of Damage From Bradley Manning Leaks To Be Shown

Posted 08.02.2013 | Politics

By DAVID DISHNEAU, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FORT MEADE, Md. — The government's contention that Pfc. Bradley Manning harmed national security by leaki...

Ex-CIA Whistleblower Blames Bush For Ban On Seeing Family

Huffington Post | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

Leaking government information, whether for the sake of nationalism or to clear one's own name, always grabs attention. Former CIA officer and whistl...

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Bradley Manning Trial Witness Says Zero Deaths Linked To Names In Afghan War Diary Release

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. -- The Defense Department task force that scoured WikiLeaks' Iraq and Afghanistan war logs did not find any deaths of people identifie...