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Bradley Manning Convicted for Classified U.S. Document Leaks: July 30, 2013

Bradley Manning Convicted for Classified U.S. Document Leaks: July 30, 2013

Bradley manning convicted for classified U.S. document leaks: July 30, 2013

In 2010, the website known as WikiLeaks caused an international stir when it published thousands of confidential government documents revealing controversial and politically damaging information about key elements of U.S. foreign policy, particularly the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, a low-level Army intelligence analyst deployed in Iraq, was later identified as the alleged source of the leaked information and was charged with twenty-two violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice and the Espionage Act of 1917. In 2013, Manning was tried by court martial, found guilty of nearly all charges, and sentenced to more than thirty years in prison.

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