Bradley Manning’s WikiLeaks case: The larger issue

After 19 months in military prisons — much of the time in solitary confinement — Pfc. Bradley Manning finally emerged over the past week from the netherworld to which he has been confined since his arrest in the largest breach of classified information in U.S. history.
Seven days of hearings at Fort Meade, Md., produced what the prosecution called “overwhelming” evidence that the low-ranking Army intelligence analyst was the one who sent hundreds of thousands of military reports and diplomatic cables to the transparency website WikiLeaks. Read more of this post


Hunt for Wikileaks Traitors

Remorselessly the noose is drawn closer on traitors. After an earlier order (see doc below) another court ruling followed to uncover illegal acts. Unlawful obtaining of confidential information must have dire consequences. Wherever it occurs.

Order against Twitter

Twitter must give user info in WikiLeaks probe

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A federal magistrate ruled Friday that prosecutors can demand Twitter account information of certain users in their criminal probe into the disclosure of classified documents on WikiLeaks.
The prosecutors’ reasons for seeking the records remain secret and it’s unknown how important they are to the investigation of the largest leak ever of classified American documents. Read more of this post