- 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 express purpose of leaking it.
- Army investigators found nearly half a million field reports from Iraq and Afghanistan on a flash card found among the belongings of Pfc. Bradley Manning, with a note suggesting that an unnamed recipient "sit on this information" while deciding how best to distribute it, according to hearing testimony Monday.
- Attorneys representing the 24-year-old Army private accused of sending hundreds of thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks made repeated references Saturday to signs that their client had gender identity disorder, noting that he had an alter ego called "Breanna Manning" and kept a folder of articles on the disorder in his sleeping quarters, including one partially titled "flight into hypermasculinity."
- Bradley Manning's attorneys suggest the accused WikiLeaker was a skilled computer technician who struggled with mental health, emotional and behavioral problems.
- If you want to get a sense of how desperate things have become Rupert Murdoch's empire, take a look at this editorial in today's Wall Street Journal.