Members of Maryland's congressional delegation said Saturday they welcome a debate on whether the U.S. should launch a military strike against Syria but said they want to review classified intelligence reports — and hear about the scope of President Barack Obama's plan — before deciding whether to sign off.
David Zurawik: Don't trust TV history -- ever. That's the big conclusion I came to this week after starting out on the simple assignment of previewing a two-hour National Geographic special on the Iraq War.
Bradley Manning, the junior Army analyst convicted of espionage for leaking thousands of classified documents, was sentenced to 35 years in prison Wednesday, reigniting a debate over how far the government should go to punish those who publicize secret information.
Speaking for the first time in his court-martial, Pfc. Bradley E. Manning apologized that his decision to leak thousands of secret documents hurt the United States and told an Army judge Wednesday that he was "dealing with a lot of issues" at the time.
A military judge ruled Tuesday that Army Pfc. Bradley E. Manning violated the Espionage Act when he gave a trove of classified material to the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks to publish online. But Col. Denise Lind found the onetime Marylander not guilty of aiding the enemy.
Attorneys for Pfc. Bradley Manning opened their defense of the Army analyst Monday by portraying him as a computer whiz operating under loose guidelines whose decision to leak reams of classified documents was based on a well-intentioned sense of idealism.
An Army prosecutor told a military judge that Pfc. Bradley Manning drew on his military training to harvest hundreds of thousands of classified documents from military computers and dump them on the Internet, where he knew their release would endanger fellow U.S. soldiers.
Protesters at Fort Meade marched Saturday in support of Pfc. Bradley Manning, who has acknowledged giving hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks and whose court-martial on other charges will begin this week.
Navy Cmdr. James King and Lt. Cmdr. Justin Van Hoose climbed into the cockpits of the squadron's last two EA-6B Prowlers for a final flight before the squadron moves this summer from Maryland to the West Coast.
As the hospital ship USNS Comfort motored up the Chesapeake Bay, Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class Josh Cackowski was eager to see his son — and anxious about how the 18-month-old might react to him. their reunion was capture in a photograph that appeared across the nation, and is recalled on Memorial Day.