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Bradley Manning in court, a look back at Wikileaks

Article 32 Military Hearing Held For Bradley Manning At Fort Meade

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In Fort Meade, Maryland, supporters of U.S. Army Private Bradley Manning, an Army intelligence analyst, attach banners to the perimeter fence Dec. 18, 2011, in Fort Meade, Maryland.of U.S. Army Fort George G. Meade, where Manning's Article 32 preliminary hearing will begin. Manning is accused of disclosing more than 260,000 diplomatic cables, more than 90,000 intelligence reports on the war in Afghanistan and one video of a military helicopter attack to WikiLeaks, a Web site dedicated to publishing secret documents.

Bradley Manning is in court today at a hearing that will determine whether he should be court-martialed. As a private in the Army, Manning is accused of leaking classified information to Wikileaks, information that top U.S. officials said put U.S. national security in danger. Hundreds of thousands of documents were made public. So, what happened? What was the fall-out? Steve Clemons, editor at large at The Atlantic, reviews the fallout of these leaked documents.

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Steve Clemons, editor at large at The Atlantic


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