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Espionage Act of 1917

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  • A kinship with Bradley Manning

      Afew weeks from now, a military judge will probably sentence Bradley Manning to serve several decades in prison for violating the Espionage Act of 1917. I feel a kinship with him. My parents, Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, were convicted of violating the...
  • Bradley Manning sentencing: Ex-general says leaks endangered troops

    Bradley Manning sentencing: Ex-general says leaks endangered troops
    FT. MEADE, Md. -- Retired Army Brig. Gen. Robert A. Carr, the government’s first witness in the sentencing phase of Pfc. Bradley Manning’s court-martial, testified Wednesday that Manning’s disclosures to WikiLeaks endangered U.S....
  • N.Y. Times reporter must testify on book source, court rules

    N.Y. Times reporter must testify on book source, court rules
    New York Times reporter James Risen must say at a trial whether former CIA official Jeffrey Sterling, accused of leaking classified information, was a source for his book, a federal appeals court ruled. In a 2-1 decision Friday, the U.S. Court of...
  • Bradley Manning verdict to come Tuesday, judge says

    Bradley Manning verdict to come Tuesday, judge says
    The judge presiding over the military court martial of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning has reached a verdict and will announce her decision Tuesday into whether he violated the Espionage Act and aided foreign terror groups by providing more than 700,000...
  • Bradley Manning could still get decades in prison in WikiLeaks case

    Bradley Manning could still get decades in prison in WikiLeaks case
    FT. MEADE, Md. — Although a military judge found Army Pfc. Bradley Manning not guilty Tuesday of aiding the enemy in giving hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the anti-secrecy organization WikiLeaks, his conviction on separate...
  • Bradley Manning's lawyers seek lesser sentence

    Bradley Manning's lawyers seek lesser sentence
    FT. MEADE, Md. -- Defense lawyers for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning opened their case Monday in the sentencing phase of his court-martial by trying to show that the former military intelligence analyst was unstable and unfit, and that his commanders should...
  • At Bradley Manning sentencing, ex-general to testify on leaks' damage

    FT. MEADE, Md. — The sentencing phase in Pfc. Bradley Manning’s court-martial opened Wednesday with military prosecutors calling as their first witness a retired brigadier general who spent his career overseeing the Army’s extensive...
  • Edward Snowden's father thanks Putin for protecting son

    MOSCOW -- Edward Snowden's father said he was grateful to Russian President Vladimir Putin and his government for their “courage” and “strength” in protecting his son, who is wanted for leaking top-secret U.S. security agency...
  • John Kerry admonishes China, Russia on Edward Snowden

    John Kerry admonishes China, Russia on Edward Snowden
    NEW DELHI – Washington would not look favorably if it turns out that China and Russia purposely chose to ignore American desires to apprehend National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden on three felony counts, U.S. Secretary of State John F....
  • Ecuador official says media 'trying to confuse' on Edward Snowden

    Ecuador official says media 'trying to confuse' on Edward Snowden
    QUITO, Ecuador -- Ecuadorean Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino accused journalists of distorting his comments Wednesday on the asylum application from National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. On an official visit to Malaysia, Patino compared...
  • A double-edged verdict on Bradley Manning

    A double-edged verdict on Bradley Manning
    In acquitting Army Pfc. Bradley Manning of aiding the enemy, a military judge has displayed an admirable sense of proportion that was lacking in the prosecution's case against the young soldier who provided a trove of classified documents to the anti-...
  • Snowden's father decries 'political theater' over son's leaks

    WASHINGTON – The father of Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor, complained Sunday about the “political theater” surrounding his son’s disclosures of secret surveillance programs and dismissed President...