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Bradley Manning Wikileaks

New Arguments Brought Forth In WikiLeaks Case

AP | DAVID DISHNEAU | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. — Prosecutors are using a Civil War court-martial to advance their case that an Army private charged with sending hundreds of th...

Manning Back In Court

Posted 03.10.2013 | Politics

By DAVID DISHNEAU, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FORT MEADE, Md. -- A military judge said she will rule later Tuesday on a motion to dismiss all charges aga...

The Shameful Exploitation of Bradley Manning

Robert Scheer | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics
Robert Scheer

What is protected in the First Amendment is not the right of commercial enterprises to exploit the news for profit, but rather of citizens to become informed. That requires the courage of heroic sources, including Bradley Manning.

WikiLeaks Case Questions, Answers Explored

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. -- For the past two weeks, a military hearing has focused on Pfc. Bradley Manning's treatment in a Marine Corps brig after he was arre...

Matt Sledge

Closing Arguments In Bradley Manning WikiLeaks Pre-Trial Detention Hearing | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. -- Closing arguments for a hearing over alleged WikiLeaks source Bradley Manning's treatment in pre-trial detention ended Tuesday, wit...

Bradley Manning Hearing Continues In WikiLeaks Case

AP | DAVID DISHNEAU | Posted 02.09.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. — The former head of a Marine Corps brig testified Monday that she was shocked when the base commander asked for advance notice ...

Matt Sledge

Government Secrecy 'Fraught With Problems' | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics

The federal government is classifying information at a rapidly increasing pace, and every time the CIA, FBI or National Security Agency stamps a docum...

Another Key Witness Takes The Stand In WikiLeaks Trial

AP | DAVID DISHNEAU | Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. — A former Marine Corp brig commander says she never intended it as punishment when she ordered underwear removed from an Army p...

Manning Trial: Being Transgender Doesn't Mean You're Unstable

Zinnia Jones | Posted 02.05.2013 | Gay Voices
Zinnia Jones

In the absence of any concrete statements from Manning, it's impossible to know for certain how he prefers to be known, but if his use of a female name was indeed one of the reasons why Manning was placed on a highly restrictive status, that's a very troubling justification.

Allegations Of Manning's Harsh Mistreatment In WikiLeaks Case

AP | DAVID DISHNEAU | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. — A former Marine Corps brig commander testified Thursday that a vague rule meant he could keep Pfc. Bradley Manning on suicide ...

'Inhuman And Degrading' Manning Treatment Weighed At Hearing

AP | DAVID DISHNEAU | Posted 02.04.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. — An Army private charged with sending reams of classified documents to the secret-spilling website WikiLeaks was wrongly kept o...

Pentagon Papers Whistleblower: 'Bradley Manning A Hero'

Posted 12.04.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

Daniel Ellsberg, the former military analyst who caused a national political controversy when he released the Pentagon Papers, told HuffPost Live host...

Manning Up

Randall Amster | Posted 02.03.2013 | Politics
Randall Amster

Being accused of revealing the "Emperor's New Clothes" is likely to land one in hot water, but Bradley Manning's treatment has crossed all bounds of fairness, decency, and legality.

Matt Sledge

Bradley Manning Lawyer Charges Obama With Hypocrisy | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

The lawyer for accused WikiLeaks collaborator Bradley Manning suggested Monday that President Barack Obama's position on protecting government whistle...

Why Bradley Manning Should Be Free (VIDEO)

Dennis Trainor | Posted 02.02.2013 | Politics
Dennis Trainor

History is filled with examples of brave individuals who have broken the law to serve the greater good of humanity. In other words, whistle blowers ex...

Manning's History Showed Self-Harm Risk, Former Counselor Testifies

AP | DAVID DISHNEAU | Posted 02.01.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. — An Army private charged with sending U.S secrets to the website WikiLeaks had a history of suicidal thoughts and aloof behavio...

The Bradley Manning Case and Our Decade of Denial

Seamus McKiernan | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics
Seamus McKiernan

Bradley Manning's long denial of a right to speak in public reminded me of "The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas." It's a fictional tale about villagers who enjoy total happiness and bliss as long as they keep quiet about a boy who's locked up in a dark, underground cellar.

Former Guards Testify Against Manning

AP | DAVID DISHNEAU | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. — Some workers at a Marine Corps brig housing a soldier charged with sending U.S. secrets to WikiLeaks became annoyed at a demon...

Matt Sledge

WikiLeaks Army Private Turns Tables On Military | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.01.2012 | Politics

Bradley Manning is finally getting his day in court. The Army private accused of giving thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks took the witnes...

Manning Questioned After Sharing 'Absurd' View

AP | DAVID DISHNEAU and BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. — As a military prosecutor held up a knotted bedsheet in court, Pfc. Bradley Manning acknowledged on Friday that he fashioned a ...

Two Years of Cablegate as Bradley Manning Testifies for the First Time

Julian Assange | Posted 01.29.2013 | World
Julian Assange

The information WikiLeaks has disclosed frustrates the controlled political discourse that is trumpeted by establishment media and Western governments to shape public perception. We will continue our fight against the financial blockade, and we will continue to publish.

New Developments Made In WikiLeaks Case

AP | DAVID DISHNEAU and BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. — An Army private charged with sending reams of classified information to the secret-busting website WikiLeaks testified Thursda...

Mental Health Focus Of Contentious Hearing

AP | DAVID DISHNEAU | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. — An Army private accused of sending reams of classified U.S. documents to the secret-spilling website WikiLeaks was kept in tig...

Manning Makes Big Proposal Over Past Punishment

AP | DAVID DISHNEAU | Posted 01.27.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. — A retired Marine Corps colonel denied Tuesday that a three-star general directed the harsh pretrial confinement of an Army pri...

Bradley Manning To Testify In Pretrial Hearing

AP | DAVID DISHNEAU | Posted 01.26.2013 | Politics

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — An Army private charged in the biggest security breach in U.S. history is trying to avoid trial by claiming he has already bee...