In 2010, then-Army Pfc. Bradley Manning leaked thousands of classified documents to the website WikiLeaks. In that trove
6. U.S. complicity with repressive Arab regimes It was no surprise to many living in the Arab world that the United States
After Manning's lawyer ended his closing argument, Fein, the government prosecutor, was offered one more chance to rebut
FORT MEADE, Md. -- A computer forensics expert testified on Wednesday that confessed WikiLeaks source Bradley Manning said
In a cruel twist, then, Manning's decision to release the files that included the video of Reuters journalists being killed
While brave men and women such as Martin Luther King, Jr., Henry David Thoreau, Susan B. Anthony and Harriet Tubman are lauded as American heroes today, they were once considered enemies of the state.
The real problem with the laws of war, however, is not what they fail to restrain but what they authorize. The primary function of International Humanitarian Law is to legalize remarkable levels of "good" military violence that regularly kill and injure non-combatants.
If the allegations that he leaked information to Wikileaks are true, he fulfilled his oath to protect and serve the citizens of the United States. His actions should be celebrated just as we would the deeds of any courageous service member.
Committing war crimes is more likely to get a solider a medal than a prison term. Manning would be far better off today if he'd killed those men in Baghdad himself.
Before choosing Collateral Murder as the name for his Iraq video, Assange told a colleague, "We want to knock out this 'collateral damage' euphemism, and so when anyone uses it they will think, 'collateral murder.'"