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  • July 30, 2013  

    Though found not guilty of aiding the enemy, Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was convicted on other 19 charges. Former CIA official Jeffrey Smith and Michael Ratner from the Center for Constitutional Rights join Jeffrey Brown to offer their views on the verdict, the fairness of his charges and the impact for the U.S. government. Continue reading

  • July 26, 2013  

    Bradley Manning’s defense lawyer called him a whistleblower while the prosecution says he’s a traitor. Now it’s up to a judge to decide the fate of the soldier accused of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks. Charlie Savage of The New York Times was in the court room and shares what he saw with Jeffrey Brown. Continue reading

  • July 12, 2013    

    Edward Snowden, the former intelligence contractor who leaked top-secret documents about the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs, is the eighth person charged by the Obama administration under the 1917 espionage law. Unlike other alleged leakers, Snowden revealed his identity right away and has maintained a highly public profile ever since. Continue reading

  • July 2, 2013  

    In other news Tuesday, NSA leaker Edward Snowden has reportedly attempted to seek asylum from 20 countries without success yet. Snowden had his U.S. passport revoked and American officials want him extradited. Also, the Obama administration announced it is delaying the employer mandate portion of the health care law until 2015. Continue reading

  • June 24, 2013  

    Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden was expected to board a flight Cuba Monday, but his seat was empty and his whereabouts unknown. Margaret Warner reports on Snowden’s flight from the law and the exasperation of American officials in trying to track down the NSA whistleblower. Continue reading

  • June 3, 2013  

    The court martial of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning opened in Fort Meade, Md. Three years ago Manning was arrested for allegedly leaking 700,000 U.S. government documents to the website WikiLeaks. Ray Suarez takes a closer look at the trial with Arun Rath, who has been covering the story for FRONTLINE. Continue reading

  • April 8, 2013  

    In other news Monday, a suicide car bomb exploded in Damascus, killing at least 15 people. There were conflicting reports about how many people were wounded. Also, the body of diplomat Anne Smedinghoff returned to the United States for funeral services. She was among five Americans killed by a suicide bomb in Afghanistan. Continue reading

  • February 28, 2013  

    Bradley Manning, the U.S. Army private charged with leaking documents to the website WikiLeaks, pleaded guilty to 10 of 22 charges, admitting he violated military regulations, but not federal espionage laws. Judy Woodruff interviews Charlie Savage of the New York Times and Arun Rath of FRONTLINE for impressions of Manning. Continue reading

  • January 17, 2013  

    Pre-trial hearings against Army Pfc. Bradley Manning have ended. Manning is accused of "aiding the enemy" by leaking thousands of classified military documents, many of which were published on WikiLeaks. Hari Sreenivasan talks Arun Rath, a reporter for PBS’ Frontline and PRI’s The World, about what happened in the courtroom Continue reading

  • January 8, 2013  

    In other news Tuesday, a U.S. Army judge ruled that Pfc. Bradley Manning, convicted of leaking classified documents to Wikileaks, was treated too roughly after his arrest, but she wouldn’t dismiss the charges against him. Also, the U.S. military may not leave any troops in Afghanistan after 2014, according to an advisor. Continue reading

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