Manning Acquitted Of Aiding Enemy, Guilty Of Most Charges

Law360, New York (July 30, 2013, 1:51 PM EDT) -- A military judge on Tuesday acquitted U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning of aiding the enemy by leaking classified secrets to WikiLeaks, but convicted him of espionage, theft and fraud charges and other military infractions.

The aiding the enemy charge could have landed Manning in military prison for the rest of his life without a chance for parole. Apart from the aiding the enemy charge, he faced 21 other charges ranging from publishing U.S. intelligence on the Internet with the knowledge that an enemy could access it...
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