Bradley Manning Newslinks 18 December 2011

18 December 2011 — williambowles.info

Bradley Manning hearing: court told of Iraq unit’s intelligence security chaos
The Guardian
A shocking lack of basic discipline and intelligence security at the unit in which Bradley Manning worked before his arrest for allegedly transferring the largest trove of state secrets in American history to WikiLeaks has been revealed at his …
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/dec/18/bradley-manning-hearing-security-breaches

Army: Manning Kept a Copy of His Chatroom Confession
Wired News
MEADE, Maryland – Forensic investigators searching Bradley Manning’s
computers and removable media found a full log of the online chats Manning
conducted with former hacker Adrian Lamo in which Manning described his
alleged leaking of classified …
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2011/12/chat-log-on-manning-computer/

SF march held in support of Bradley Manning
Sacramento Bee
AP SAN FRANCISCO — Hundreds of supporters of Bradley Manning – the Army
private blamed for the largest leak of classified material in American
history – marched through downtown San Francisco Saturday afternoon in a
show of support for Manning. …
http://www.sacbee.com/2011/12/17/4129815/sf-march-held-in-support-of-bradley.html

Story of WikiLeaks soldier Bradley Manning to be turned into a play
WalesOnline
Former journalist turned playwright Tim Price has written the play about
former soldier Bradley Manning, who lived in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire,
from the ages 12 to 16, for National Theatre Wales. “I have been
following Bradley’s case since his …
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/2011/12/18/story-of-wikileaks-soldier-bradley-manning-to-be-turned-into-a-play-91466-29971738/

NEWS: Light In A Bottle, Bradley Manning, Newt Gingrich
Towleroad
Ellen buys Brad Pitt’s old house for $12 million; tries to sell her own for
$49 million. Good deal. Please, no — let’s not say Bradley Manning leaked
those files because he’s gay. “I’m fed up with elitist judges” who seek to
impose their “radically …
http://www.towleroad.com/2011/12/news-light-in-a-bottle-bradley-manning-newt-gingrich.html

MANNING’S WIKILEAKS DEFENCE RESTS ON MENTAL INSTABILITY
Agenzia Giornalistica Italia
(AGI) Odenton – Bradley Manning’s defence team is focussing on his
emotional instability. He stands accused of being the “deep throat” of
WikiLeaks. During the second pre-trial hearing today, which is also his
24th birthday, the former military …
http://www.agi.it/english-version/world/elenco-notizie/201112180716-pol-ren1001-manning_s_wikileaks_defence_rests_on_mental_instability

US Tribunal resumes hearings in case of private Manning
The Voice of Russia
The US Tribunal resumed preliminary hearings in the case of private Bradley
Manning on Saturday. Manning is accused of the unauthorized possession and
distribution of more than 720000 secret diplomatic and military documents.

http://english.ruvr.ru/2011/12/18/62433669.html

AP Top Stories
The Associated Press
Here’s the latest news for Saturday, December 17th: Obama ‘pleased’ with
payroll tax cut; Bradley Manning trial resumes; Hundreds killed in
Philippines flash floods; Defense Secretary visits Libya.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Da-bIzOHrds

Leading article: The worst instincts of the bully
The Independent
“Yes, sir,” said Bradley Manning. The young soldier – yesterday was his
24th birthday – is not exactly a butterfly, but he is certainly on a
wheel. In fact, he has been crushed between two opposing cogs. On the one
hand, the US Department of Defense …
http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/leading-articles/leading-article-the-worst-instincts-of-the-bully-6278672.html

War over, last U.S. soldiers exit
Detroit Free Press
Personal computer drives, CDs and media cards containing classified
information were found during searches of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning’s bunk
in Iraq and the home of his aunt in Maryland, Army investigators testified
Saturday on the second day of the …
http://www.freep.com/article/20111218/NEWS07/112180486/War-over-last-U-S-soldiers-exit

Witnesses testify in US case against Wikileaks suspect
Ynetnews
Bradley Manning, the suspected source of the largest leak of classified US
documents in history, spent his 24th birthday in military court on Saturday
listening to investigators detail how they pieced together the case against
him. …
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4162937,00.html

National news in brief
STLtoday.com
WikiLeaks defense emerges — Pfc. Bradley Manning, the Army intelligence
specialist accused of passing secrets to WikiLeaks, spent his 24th birthday
in court Saturday as his lawyers argued that his status as a gay soldier
before the repeal of “don’t …
http://www.stltoday.com/news/national/national-news-in-brief/article_0aa5699c-99a2-5311-9389-2874167c7fc6.html

Manning’s sexual orientation raised in hearing
Houston Chronicle
Photo: Patrick Semansky / AP In this courtroom sketch provided by the US
Army, a member of the prosecution team, second from left, speaks during a
military hearing that will determine if Army Pfc. Bradley Manning should
face court-martial for his …
http://www.chron.com/news/article/Manning-s-sexual-orientation-raised-in-hearing-2409110.php

WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning back in court
The Province
Pfc. Bradley Manning (R) is escorted into a building to attend the second
day of his Article 32 hearing, on December 17, 2011 in Fort Meade,
Maryland. Pfc. Bradley Manning is accused of aiding the enemy, wrongfully
causing intelligence to be published …
http://www.theprovince.com/news/world/WikiLeaks+suspect+Bradley+Manning+back+court/5877278/story.html

Senate passes 2-month tax cut extension…Hearing for alleged Army leaker …
9&10 News
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — An Army appeals court has rejected a defense
effort to remove the presiding officer in the military hearing for Army
Pfc. Bradley Manning. Manning is blamed for the largest leak of classified
material in American history. …
http://www.9and10news.com/Category/Story/?id=314761&cID=3

Egyptian soldiers beat protesters in second day of violent crackdown
Irish Independent
BRADLEY Manning, the young US Army intelligence specialist accused of
leaking hundreds of thousands of classified items to the anti-secrecy group
WikiLeaks, spent his 24th birthday in court yesterday as his lawyers argued
that his status as a gay …
http://www.independent.ie/world-news/egyptian-soldiers-beat-protesters-in-second-day-of-violent-crackdown-2967073.html

Hearing in Manning leak case resumes after defence request for new presiding …
Winnipeg Free Press
By: David Dishneau,Pauline Jelinek, AP Protestors supporting Pfc. Bradley
Manning gather outside Ft. Meade, Md., Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011, where
prosecutors are presenting their case against him as the source for the
WikiLeaks website’s collection of US …
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/business/breakingnews/prosecution-to-present-its-case-against-young-soldier-accused-of-leaking-nations-secrets-135785548.html

The Day’s Best | 12.17.11
News & Observer
AP Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, right, is escorted into a courthouse in Fort
Meade, Md., Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011, for a military hearing that will
determine if he should face court-martial for his alleged role in the
WikiLeaks classified leaks case. …
http://www.newsobserver.com/2011/12/17/1716898/the-days-best-121711.html

Bradley Manning’s Gender Identity Comes Up In Testimony
KETV Omaha
By Larry Shaughnessy CNN Pentagon Producer FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Maryland
(CNN) — Defense lawyers for an Army private accused in the biggest
intelligence leak in US history brought up Saturday a purported female
alter ego of Bradley Manning’s as they …
http://www.ketv.com/mostpopular/30019960/detail.html

One Year After Bouazizi, Global Protest Movement Demands Real Democracy
CafeSentido.com
December 17, 2011, marks the one year anniversary of Mohammed al-Bouazizis
desperate self-immolation, the 24th birthday of Bradley Manning, a US Army
private held in solitary confinement in conditions some have described as
torture, for allegedly …
http://www.casavaria.com/cafesentido/2011/12/17/8653/one-year-after-bouazizi-global-protest-movement-demands-real-democracy/

Press digest
Times of Malta
USA Today reports that the prosecution has began to outline its case
against Bradley Manning, the 23-year-old American soldier accused of
passing hundreds of thousands of secret files to the Wikileaks website. The
hearing will decide whether Private …
http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20111218/local/press-digest.398780

Prosecutors present case as WikiLeaks trial resumes
Hamilton Spectator
Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was back in a military courtroom Saturday, his
24th birthday, to hear prosecutors begin presenting their case against him
as the source for the WikiLeaks website’s collection of US military and
diplomatic secrets. …
http://www.thespec.com/news/world/article/641000—prosecutors-present-case-as-wikileaks-trial-resumes

US troops have left Iraq…Official: Iran won’t find it easy to gain intel …
9&10 News
Lawyers representing Pfc. Bradley Manning say his struggles with being a
gay soldier influenced his actions. Prosecutors are expected to call more
witnesses today to help build their case. WASHINGTON (AP) — CEO Lt.
General Pete Osman says the demand …
http://www.9and10news.com/Category/Story/?id=314802&cID=3

Hearing resumes in Manning leak case
WDTN
Prosecutors began presenting their case that Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was
the source of the WikiLeaks website’s collection of US military and
diplomatic secrets. The government’s first two witnesses were Army criminal
investigators. …
http://www.wdtn.com/dpps/news/national/military-hearing-resumes-in-manning-leak-case_4016652

Defense Request Denied For Change In Manning Case
Salon
The Army Court of Criminal Appeals has said the case against Army Pfc.
Bradley Manning will go forward with Lt. Col. Paul Almanza as the presiding
officer. The defense wanted him to step aside because of alleged bias.
Almanza is an Army Reserve …
http://www.salon.com/2011/12/17/defense_request_denied_for_change_in_manning_case_2/

KMPH FOX 26 | Central San Joaquin Valley News SourceAP Top News at 11:40 pm …
KMPH Fox 26
Lawyers for Pfc. Bradley Manning began laying out a defense to show that
his struggles in an environment hostile to homosexuality contributed to
mental and emotional problems that should have barred him from having
access to sensitive material. …
http://www.kmph.com/story/16347673/ap-top-news-at-1140-pm-est-saturday-december-17-2011

The Weekend Word: Deal
New York Times (blog)
Occupy DC protesters will meet at Fort Meade, Md., to rally in support of
Pfc. Bradley Manning, the Army Intelligence analyst accused of leaking
military documents. Daniel Ellsberg, who leaked the Pentagon Papers, is
expected to speak.
http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/12/17/the-weekend-word-deal/

Bradley Manning Support Network » Day Two of the Bradley …
By Rainey
December 17, 2011: Bradley Manning Support Network sent a representative
into the courtroom to take notes for the public on what happened at Bradley
Manning’s hearing. No recording devices (like cell phones or audio
recorders) were …
http://www.bradleymanning.org/updates/day-two-of-the-bradley-manning-trial-in-depth-notes-from-a-courtroom-viewer-in-bradley-mannings-article-32-hearing

Bradley Manning’s Supporters Rally At Fort Meade « CBS Baltimore
By sbhagav
Supporters of Army intelligence specialist Bradley Manning came from around
the country to the gates of Fort Meade to encourage him and sing “Happy
Birthday” on Saturday.
http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2011/12/17/manning-supporters-rally-at-fort-meade/

Video: Rally for Bradley Manning at Fort Meade | War Is A Crime .org
By BillyClub
Rally for Bradley Manning at Fort Meade Saturday, December 17, 2011 Fort
Meade, Maryland. BillyClub’s blog · Login or register to post comments;
share · Email this page · Printer-friendly version. Tags. Activism …
http://warisacrime.org/content/video-rally-bradley-manning-fort-meade

Bradley Manning Pre-Trial: Live Blog, Day 2 | The Dissenter
By Kevin Gosztola
Bradley Manning’s Article 32 hearing or, as it is more generally called,
pre-trial hearing resumes today with the government laying out the
evidence.
http://dissenter.firedoglake.com/2011/12/17/bradley-manning-pre-trial-live-blog-day-2/

Witnesses testify in Bradley Manning Wikileaks case | Yes, But …
By Reuters
FORT MEADE, Maryland (Reuters) – Bradley Manning, the suspected source of
the largest leak of classified U.S. documents in history, spent his 24th
birthday in military court on Saturday listening to investigators detail
how they pieced …
http://yesbuthowever.com/witnesses-testify-in-bradley-manning-wikileaks-case/

SF march held in support of Bradley Manning | Washington Examiner
By The Associated Press
Hundreds of supporters of Bradley Manning — the Army private blamed for
the largest leak of classified material in American history — marched
through downtown San Francisco Saturday afternoon in a show of support for
Manning.
http://washingtonexaminer.com/news/2011/12/sf-march-held-support-bradley-manning/2013891

Bradley Manning – A lesson in Ethics « Dead Wild Roses
By The Arbourist
“Washington, DC – Private Bradley Manning was just 22 years old when he
allegedly leaked hundreds of thousands of US State Department cables and
video evidence of war crimes to the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks. For
that act of …
http://deadwildroses.wordpress.com/2011/12/17/bradley-manning-a-lesson-in-ethics/

Bradley Manning’s gender identity comes up in testimony – CNN …
By shirleyhenrycnn
By CNN Pentagon Producer Larry Shaughnessy FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Maryland
(CNN) — Defense lawyers for an army private accused in the biggest
intelligence leak in U.S..
http://security.blogs.cnn.com/2011/12/17/manning-hearing-gets-off-to-another-rough-start/

The Trial of Bradley Manning – Rule of Law or Rule of Intimidation …
By sakerfa
(WarIsACrime) – Yesterday, December 16, 2011, 40 supporters of Bradley
Manning saw him in person in the military courtroom at Fort Meade, Maryland
and another 60 saw him on a video feed from the court, the first time
Manning has been …
http://dprogram.net/2011/12/18/the-trial-of-bradley-manning-rule-of-law-or-rule-of-intimidation-retaliation-and-retribution/

Bradley Manning’s defense is that he leaked … because he’s gay …
By jreid
No, Bradley Manning is a poor, physically slight computer geek with an
Oklahoma accent. He is, let us use the word, and not in a negative way, a
sissy. Having grown up in a dysfunctional family in a small town in the
South, he is that lonely, …
http://blog.reidreport.com/2011/12/bradley-mannings-defense-is-that-he-leaked-because-hes-gay/

Bradley Manning leak case hearing resumes « Fresh Coffee News
By admin
(AP) FORT MEADE, Maryland – The U.S. military court case against the
young soldier blamed for the largest leak of classified material in
American history resumed Saturday after an Army appeals court rejected a
defense effort to remove the …
http://coffee.windowstorussia.com/bradley-manning-leak-case-hearing-resumes.html

David Rovics on Bradley Manning and the Occupy Movement …
By admin
“He’s one of the most heroic figures of our times,” activist and
singer/songwriter David Rovics said of Private Bradley Manning, who’s
charged with leaking hundreds of thousands of secret US government
documents to WikiLeaks, the …
http://thefightback.org/2011/12/david-rovics-on-bradley-manning-and-the-occupy-movement/
. . . . . TheFightBack – Reporting…

Bradley Manning: Prosecution To Present Case Against Soldier …
FORT MEADE, Md. — The young Army intelligence specialist accused of
leaking government secrets spent his 24th birthday in court Saturday as his
lawyers …
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/12/17/bradley-manning-case_n_1155226.html

Witnesses testify in Bradley Manning Wikileaks case – Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: FORT MEADE, Maryland (Reuters) – Bradley Manning, the
suspected source of the largest leak of classified U.S. documents in
history, spent …
http://news.yahoo.com/witnesses-testify-bradley-manning-wikileaks-case-214521084.html

Bradley Manning Appears in Court | Drudge Retort
The Army private accused in the most famous leak of government secrets
since the Pentagon Papers made his first court appearance Friday in Fort
Meade, Md. …
http://www.drudge.com/news/151492/bradley-manning-appears-court

Bradley Manning Deserves a Medal | Common Dreams
After 17 months of pre-trial imprisonment, Bradley Manning, the 23-year-old
US army private and accused WikiLeaks source, is finally going to see the
inside of …
https://www.commondreams.org/view/2011/12/15-1

Pfc. Bradley Manning to appear in court in WikiLeaks case – Los …
When U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning walks into a military court Friday in
Maryland, his many supporters and detractors will get their first glimpse
of the …
http://articles.latimes.com/2011/dec/15/nation/la-na-wiki-manning-20111216

Cenk: ‘It’s time to free Bradley Manning’ | The Raw Story
The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur felt Friday evening that it was time for
the U.S. government to release U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning from prison.
Nineteen …
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2011/12/17/cenk-it%E2%80%99s-time-to-free-bradley-manning%E2%80%99/

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