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Obama Grants Manning Early Release

Chelsea Manning

Bradley Manning, now Chelsea, will be a free person on May 17th, 2017 as President Obama today commuted Manning’s sentence. Bradley Manning was charged with aiding the enemy, embezzlement or theft, espionage, and fraud in a Court Martial held June thru August of 2013 for having stolen Army intelligence documents and delivered them to WikiLeaks. Manning pleaded to lesser charges ...

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Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years

Bradley Manning, the source of documents leaked to WikiLeaks, was sentenced today to 35 years in prison. Additionally, he was demoted, and given a dishonorable discharge. As a result of his conviction on charges of theft, fraud, and espionage last month, the maximum sentence Manning could have received was 90 years. USA Today reports: The judge in the case, Army ...

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State Dept. Spokesman Crowley Resigns After Comments

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton today accepted the resignation of the State Department Spokesman, P.J. Crowley. Crowley had been critical of the Pentagon on the detention of Private Manning, the service member that illegally delivered thousands of United State secrets to WikiLeaks.  While attending an MIT event, Crowley responded to an audience question on the treatment of the accused traitor: [O]ne ...

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