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Espionage Act of 1917

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  • Bradley Manning no hero; no traitor, either

    The news from a Fort Meade courtroom was mixed, at best. Those expecting Pfc. Bradley Manning to be set free were disappointed. But so were those waiting for him to be marched straight to death row. In her Solomonesque decision, the military judge,...
  • Not spies, just oddball whistle-blowers

    Not spies, just oddball whistle-blowers
    WikiLeaks leaker Bradley Manning has been found guilty of exposing possible crimes by other people that sound a lot more serious than the ones for which he was convicted. No wonder Edward Snowden doesn't want to come home. A court-martial at Fort Meade,...
  • Edward Snowden spoke truth, dad says

    Edward Snowden spoke truth, dad says
    The father of NSA leaker Edward Snowden came to his son's defense and dismissed politicians' criticisms in a Sunday interview on ABC's "This Week." Lon Snowden answered President Barack Obama's comment that Edward Snowden is not a patriot and Rep. Peter...
  • 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...
  • Floyd Abrams, America's free speaker

     Floyd Abrams, America's free speaker
    Where there's smoke arising from a free-speech matter, you're likely to find the fiery attorney Floyd Abrams. He's blazed a trail for freedom of the press from the Pentagon Papers case to protecting reporters' sources. He's just as incendiary when he's...
  • Goldberg: We can't trust Obama

    The contradictions at the heart of the Obama presidency are finally out in the open. As a result, a man who came into office hellbent on restoring faith in government is on the verge of inspiring a libertarian revival. There have always been (at least)...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Pictures in the News | August 21, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Maryland, where Army Private First Class Bradley Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison, ending a summer-long court-martial in which he was convicted of espionage for leaking a vast trove of classified U.S....
  • WikiLeaks case: Bradley Manning may learn sentence as soon as Tuesday

    FT. MEADE, Md. — More than three years after he was placed in handcuffs in Iraq, Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is likely to learn next week how much longer he must spend in prison for the largest breach of U.S. classified material in the nation’...
  • Prosecutor in Manning case calls for 60-year prison sentence

    Prosecutor in Manning case calls for 60-year prison sentence
    FT. MEADE, Md. — Military prosecutors in the court-martial of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning asked the judge Monday to sentence him to at least 60 years in prison, arguing that his leaks of classified documents severely damaged U.S. intelligence...
  • The Week in Pictures | August 19 – 25, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, who released more than 700,000 documents to WikiLeaks,  was sentenced to 35 years in prison by a judge in Maryland. The sentencing ends a summer-long court-martial in...