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Espionage Act of 1917

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  • Prosecutors portray Manning as determined leaker

    Prosecutors portray Manning as determined leaker
    In closing arguments Thursday, Army prosecutors presented a damning portrait of Pfc. Bradley Manning as a soldier who used his top-secret security clearance to scour classified computer networks for documents and burn the data onto discs with the...
  • Bradley Manning to return to Fort Meade for WikiLeaks case

    Bradley Manning to return to Fort Meade for WikiLeaks case
    Private First Class Bradley E. Manning, the former intelligence analyst awaiting a court-martial on charges of aiding the enemy and violating the Espionage Act, will return to Fort Meade this month for his arraignment, the Army said Thursday. Manning,...
  • Manning investigators found huge trove of war reports — and a boast

    Manning investigators found huge trove of war reports — and a boast
    Army investigators found nearly half a million field reports from Iraq and Afghanistan on a computer memory card among the belongings of Pfc. Bradley Manning, with a note suggesting that an unnamed recipient "sit on this information" while deciding how...
  • Accused WikiLeaker Manning sent to court-martial

    Accused WikiLeaker Manning sent to court-martial
    The commander of the Military District of Washington has ordered a court-martial for Pfc. Bradley E. Manning, the former intelligence analyst accused of giving hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks. Maj. Gen....
  • Court-martial recommended for Bradley Manning

    Court-martial recommended for Bradley Manning
    An Army officer recommended Thursday that Pfc. Bradley Manning, the former intelligence analyst accused of giving hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, be court-martialed on charges of violating the Espionage...
  • Team leader says she warned supervisors about Manning

    A former team leader of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning testified Tuesday that she told superiors on several occasions that Manning should not be allowed to handle classified information or be sent to Iraq, but her warnings apparently went unheeded. Manning,...
  • Espionage charges dropped against ex-NSA manager

    Former National Security Agency employee Thomas Drake accepted a plea deal Thursday that cleared him of espionage charges stemming from an alleged leak of classified information to a Baltimore Sun reporter who wrote about waste and mismanagement at the...
  • Defense suggests accused WikiLeaker was troubled soldier

    Defense suggests accused WikiLeaker was troubled soldier
    To his supporters, Army Pfc. Bradley E. Manning is a hero, the whistle-blower who revealed U.S. war crimes and diplomatic double-dealing in the Pentagon records and State Department cables he is alleged to have sent to the anti-secrecy organization...
  • Bradley Manning supporters plan rally outside Fort Meade

    Bradley Manning supporters plan rally outside Fort Meade
    Hundreds of activists are planning to demonstrate outside Fort Meade this weekend in support of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, the former intelligence analyst accused of sending hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the anti-secrecy organization...
  • Attorney: Manning showed signs of distress in Iraq

    Attorney: Manning showed signs of distress in Iraq
    Military prosecutors building a case against the 24-year-old Army soldier accused of sending hundreds of thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks sought to show Saturday that Pfc. Bradley Manning had access to the secret documents and the ability to...
  • Manning defense points to lax computer security

    Manning defense points to lax computer security
    Defense attorneys for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning on Sunday grilled military officers about the intelligence analyst's dealings with classified information, suggesting that computer security at his Iraq base was lax and rules were routinely broken....
  • Manning defense rests after calling two witnesses

    Manning defense rests after calling two witnesses
    Two witnesses for Pfc. Bradley Manning described a chaotic work environment with lax supervision as the defense presented its case Wednesday for the former security analyst charged with turning over classified documents to WikiLeaks. Both witnesses...