| Jun 4, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Prosecutors have opened their case against Army Pvt. Bradley Manning, who faces charges including violations of the Espionage Act for allegedly giving hundreds of thousands of pages of classified documents to WikiLeaks.
Since he was arrested three years...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 12:27 PM
WASHINGTON — The treatment of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning has been excessively harsh, as far as I can tell. If he is found guilty of leaking more than 700,000 classified documents, he deserves some punishment — probably — but should not be...
| May 28, 2013
If the news media were ever as smitten with Barack Obama as many conservative critics say they are, the president has been doing his best to help them get over it.
His Justice Department subpoenaed a wealth of phone records from The Associated Press...
| May 29, 2013
Could a president order drone strikes against journalists? I'm not worried. No, really. Not much.
But the broad sweep of our government's counterterrorism policy on targeted killings by unmanned drones, coupled with the U.S. Justice Department's new...
| May 23, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes sent a memo to the channel's staff critical of the Obama administration in the wake of revelations that the Justice Department was probing phone and email communications by Fox News reporter James Rosen and described him as a...
| May 22, 2013
Despite what you may hear from some of his more fevered critics, President Barack Obama's recent scandal-quakes don't appear to fall anywhere near the level of Richard Nixon's Watergate scandal. But by another Nixonian yardstick, trying to muzzle on press...
| May 20, 2013
| 1:44 PM
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has no business rummaging through journalists' phone records, perusing their emails and tracking their movements in an attempt to keep them from gathering news. This heavy-handed business isn't chilling, it's...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Wikileaks and Bradley Manning: A military judge recommends that Wikileaks suspect Pfc. Bradley Manning face a general court martial for allegedly disclosing hundreds of thousands of classified military and diplomatic files and reports....
| Jun 28, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Julian Assange WikiLeaks' founder is served with extradition letter; at Ecuadorean Embassy in London he awaits word on an asylum bid....
| Jan 23, 2012
| 1:20 PM
A former CIA officer is facing decades in prison after being charged Monday with disclosing classified information to journalists, the latest in an unprecedented Obama administration crackdown against national security leaks.
John Kiriakou, who made news...