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Prosecutor: Manning dumped info into enemy hands
The Associated Press ^ | June 3, 2013 | David Dishneau and Pauline Jelinek

Posted on 06/03/2013 11:58:14 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

FORT MEADE, Md. -- Pfc. Bradley Manning went on trial Monday for leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, including sensitive information prosecutors said fell into enemy hands.

Manning, a 25-year-old former intelligence analyst from Oklahoma, has admitted to giving troves of information to WikiLeaks, but military prosecutors want to prove Manning he aided the enemy, which carries a potential life sentence. They said they will present evidence that former al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden asked for and received information WikiLeaks published.

"This is a case of about what happens when arrogance meets access to sensitive information," Capt. Joe Morrow said.....

(Excerpt) Read more at hosted.ap.org ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; US: Maryland; US: Oklahoma; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: bradleymanning; espionage; obama; obamaleaks; opsec; osama; peacecreeps; sos; traitor; treason; wikileaks
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I'm ashamed that he was in the same Army I was in, much less the same military occupational specialty.
1 posted on 06/03/2013 11:58:14 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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He needs to be executed! Pronto!


2 posted on 06/03/2013 12:00:01 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Guilty of Treason, Verdict Death by hanging.


3 posted on 06/03/2013 12:00:09 PM PDT by DonkeyBonker (Hard to paddle against the flow of sewage coming out of the White House.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Manning should hang. But so should those who gave him a security clearance, and those who set up the system so someone in his position had access to so much information.


4 posted on 06/03/2013 12:02:38 PM PDT by omega4412
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Would it be OK if he was a member of the press? Just askin.


5 posted on 06/03/2013 12:02:49 PM PDT by ex-snook (God is Love)
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Would it be OK if he was a member of the press

Or the Vice President and white house that gave so much operational detail I was going to send a thank you note to the members of Seal Team Six, except they were targeted and killed .

6 posted on 06/03/2013 12:07:23 PM PDT by 11th Commandment (http://www.thirty-thousand.org/)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

That little creep needs to be the guinea pig for any not yet tested means of....making the enemy “uncomfortable”.

I thought that no one could out sleaze the Obamadork, but this little piece of excrement most certainly does it.


7 posted on 06/03/2013 12:09:38 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: rawhide

Take him out of solitary and put him in general population ( certain wings maybe) at Leavenworth. Problem solved without all the assorted BS in a rather expedited fashion.


9 posted on 06/03/2013 12:14:24 PM PDT by slapshot ("Were not gonna take it anymore" Twisted Sister)
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“Would it be OK if he was a member of the press? Just askin.”

We can guess the answer.

Why, whether it's IRS harassment, free speech, divulging sources under oath, is the press treated differently than your average patriotic citizen?

IMO, the corrupt media is far more dangerous to America than any democrat or islamist, and We the People should act accordingly.

10 posted on 06/03/2013 12:16:46 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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Assange has been under effective house arrest for a year now, in the apartment that serves as Ecuador's embassy.

If that apartment is rented, the UK government should simply offer the landlord double the price when the lease comes up and take Assange into custody when the apartment ceases to be Ecuadorean soil.

That would be the most efficient way to capture him.

11 posted on 06/03/2013 12:20:20 PM PDT by wideawake
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the anti-secrecyAmerican website WikiLeaks

Maybe more accurate. . .

12 posted on 06/03/2013 12:22:47 PM PDT by SamuraiScot
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Traitor; summarily-execute him.


14 posted on 06/03/2013 12:25:00 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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Gitmo would be a reward, in with the Muzzie buddies.

I vote for Terre Haute.


15 posted on 06/03/2013 12:27:00 PM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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As long as Gillard is in power, that would cause diplomatic problems with Australia.

Few in Australia would object if he were tried in US federal court for espionage, however.

17 posted on 06/03/2013 12:28:04 PM PDT by wideawake
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Then the US Taxpayers wind-up paying $600,00 - $900,000/yr to keep him alive, likke we now do with that murderous, subhuman, muslim troglodyte filth. Better to execute him for 60¢, and I'll donate the .45cal ACP 230gr HP.
18 posted on 06/03/2013 12:37:06 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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patsy

WHO gave him those documents? the trail leads to the same place as everything else these days


19 posted on 06/03/2013 12:56:47 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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Isn’t it something that the prosecutor, the media and everyone else involved in this case act as if this PFC was a lone wolf in all this.

If they don’t root out who helped him, this problem will not go away.


20 posted on 06/03/2013 1:09:10 PM PDT by Texas resident (Watch the other hand.)
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