WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - Army Private First Class Bradley Manning was accused of aiding the enemy after the largest leak of classified information in U.S. history, but a military judge has now acquitted him of this charge and found him guilty of lesser charges. <div style="display:none">website <a href="http://www3.poolhost.com/blog/page/abortion-pill-online.aspx">abortion pill austin tx</a> click here</div> }}" />

   
 
 
Bradley Manning Not Guilty Of Aiding The Enemy
buy mifepristone misoprostol when is the first trimester of pregnancy redirect
abortion pill information how to order the abortion pill online about abortion

Story By: Larry Stine

 

 

 
 
 
   
   
  Originally Published on: 7/31/2013

  Army Private First Class Bradley Manning was accused of aiding the enemy after the largest leak of classified information in U.S. history, but a military judge has now acquitted him of this charge and found him guilty of lesser charges.   Chris Lawrence tells us why some feel the outcome of this case has set a dangerous precedent.   Private First Class Bradley Manning snapped to attention in full dress blues, likely one of his last acts as an American soldier. He stared straight ahead as the judge found him not guilty of aiding the enemy, but smiled slightly as the hearing adjourned.   Manning was convicted on six counts of espionage, as well as stealing video of a U.S. military airstrike, classified state department cables, and detainee records from Guantanamo Bay, which could put him in prison for 136 years.   Prosecutors cuold have accepted Manning's guilty pleas to lesser charges in February, which could send him to prison for 20 years, but the government pushed ahead on the more serious 'aiding the enemy.'   And critics say it never proved there was any real damage done to national security, beyond the embarrassment of state department officials when their cables went public.   "I don't think there has been any evidence put forward that either Bradley Manning's leaks, or more recently, Edward Snowden's leaks have put people at risk, have harmed people, have led to deaths," says Ben Wizner of the ACLU.   Wizner says a conviction on aiding the enemy would have meant anyone who shares information with the media could be labaled a traitor, if it's published and a potential enemy could read it.   "The government equates leaks to the press with treason, in a way that could chill and endanger i nvestigative journalism," says Wizner.   Manning's acquittal on that charge means no appeal, and no further examination of what the government considers 'intent' to aid the enemy.   "had their been a conviction, we would have learned a lot mote about what Article 104 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice requires," says military legal analyst Eugene Fidell. "We're not going to know that. It's going to linger as an area of uncertainty."
read here cytotec abortion dosage abortion pill online purchase
   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 Three new officers were sworn- in Tuesday to the Mansfield Police Department. Full Story
Image1 Elementary school children from low-income families can get free school supplies, play games for prizes and visit an Info Fair at the seventh annual Back-To- School Supply Carnival from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. this Thursday, July 30 at Bucyrus United Methodist Churchís Outreach Center, 216 Hopley Ave., Bucyrus. Full Story
 
Image1 The United Way of Richland County will kick-off their Day of Caring on Friday, August 7 at 8a.m. in the gazebo at Central Park. Full Story
Image1 Mansfield's North End Community Improvement Collaborative has been awarded a $75,000 state grant to start a mentoring program for sixth through twelfth graders in the city schools. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

State Awards Grant For Mentoring Program In Mansfield

R-C-T And Social Service Agencies Conducting Transit Survey

Independent Film Crew Rolls Into Shelby

Light Our City Continues With Community Festival

Shawshank Hustle Brings Thousands To Mansfield

Avita Staff Members Face Off Against Galion Graders

Mansfield's First Gay Pride Parade And Festival Is A Hit

Mansfield Y Holds Family Fun Day

Motorcycle Driver Hurt In Collision With SUV

Mansfield Police Donate Money For Mend Mansfield Shoe Drive

122nd Annual Sacred Heart Festival is This Sunday!

Children Learn To Cope With Death At Grief Camp

Mansfield Man Arrested On Burglary Charge

Crawford County Fair: Friday

Crawford County Fair: Saturday

More News