Fox Shepard November 28, 2012
The documents and information released by Bradley Manning changed the face of the American Military forever. Long had stories been talked of and spread of atrocities committed by the U.S and its soldiers, but up until the release of information by Wikileaks, none other than those there could see it with their own eyes.
On May 29, 2010, at the Forward Operating Base Hammer outside Baghdad, where he was working as an intelligence analyst, Pvt. Manning was arrested in connection with the largest breach in American history. Manning, 24, was charged with 22 counts, including espionage and aiding the enemy. Manning accessed 250,000 US diplomatic cables, 500,000 army reports, and videos of the 2007 Baghdad airstrike and the 2009 Granai airstrike, and sent them to the whistleblower website WikiLeaks for publication in 2010. He is the only suspect arrested for his involvement in the…
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