Bradley Manning Newslinks 22 December 2011

22 December 2011 — williambowles.info

Closing arguments expected in Bradley Manning case
CNN International
By Larry Shaughnessy, CNN Pentagon Producer Pfc. Bradley Manning faces 22 charges after being accused of distributing hundreds of thousands of secret government documents to WikiLeaks. Fort Meade, Maryland (CNN) — Closing arguments are scheduled …
http://www.cnn.com/2011/12/22/justice/bradley-manning-hearing/

Rael Names Bradley Manning “Honorary Guide,” Citing his Courage in Leaking …
MarketWatch (press release)
21, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Rael, founder and leader of the
International Raelian Movement ( http://www.rael.org ), has bestowed the rare
title “Honorary Guide for Humanity” upon Bradley Manning. Manning, 24, was
arrested for leaking sensitive …
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/rael-names-bradley-manning-honorary-guide-citing-his-courage-in-leaking-documents-2011-12-21

“History wil remember Bradley Manning very differently’
FRANCE 24
We’re also talking about why we shouldn’t forget Bradley Manning, and some
bad news for Santa. By Elena CASAS The Moscow Times reports the new Russian
parliament had its most quarrelsome meeting in years yesterday – but they
fear Vladimir Putin may be …
http://www.france24.com/en/20111222-russia-putin-bradleymanning-santa-reindeer-press-review-inter

Pvt. Manning and Imperative of Truth
Consortium News
Exclusive: The prosecution of Pvt. Bradley Manning for inconvenient
truth-telling is more proof of how hypocritical Official Washington is,
especially when Manning’s case is compared to how Bush administration
officials walked despite clear evidence …
http://consortiumnews.com/2011/12/21/pvt-manning-and-the-imperative-of-truth/

Manning’s Lawyers Suddenly Rest Their Case
The Atlantic Wire
AP After five days of US prosecutors presenting evidence in support of
their prosecution of Pfc. Bradley Manning for releasing a trove of
classified information to WikiLeaks, the young soldier’s own lawyers called
just two witnesses and rested their …
http://www.theatlanticwire.com/national/2011/12/mannings-lawyers-suddenly-rest-their-case/46503/

No Room for Civil Disobedience in The Military
American Spectator (blog)
By Aaron Goldstein on 12.22.11 @ 12:45AM I know Reid Smith is playing
devil’s advocate but there is no room for civil disobedience (whether it be
from the shoreline of Walden Pond or not) when it comes to Pvc. Bradley
Manning or any other member of the …
http://spectator.org/blog/2011/12/22/no-room-for-civil-disobedience

The Bush/Obama War Against Truth
Consortium News
The harsh treatment of alleged leaker Bradley Manning is part of a broader
campaign to silence government whistleblowers, a pattern that began with
Vice President Dick Cheney’s outing of CIA officer Valerie Plame but has
expanded under President Obama, …
http://consortiumnews.com/2011/12/21/the-bushobama-war-against-truth/

Romney Surges in Iowa; Defense Rests in Bradley Manning Case; Syrian Troops …
Reason Online (blog)
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responsibility for comments, …
http://reason.com/blog/2011/12/21/romney-surges-in-iowa-defense-rests-in-b

Thoreau the Book at Him?
American Spectator (blog)
Yes, I believe that Bradley Manning should be punished for the crimes he
has committed. I am confident his digital footprint will prove that he
leaked hundred of thousands of military and diplomatic cables to the
international whistle blowing syndicate …
http://spectator.org/blog/2011/12/21/thoreau-the-book-at-him

Occupy Castro activists speak out against supervisor
Bay Area Reporter
Lee pointed out that December 17 was the birthday of Bradley Manning, the
army private and whistle-blower who is accused of disclosing classified
material to WikiLeaks. “Manning, whose status as a gay man has been used by
the media to disparage or …
http://www.ebar.com/news/article.php?sec=news&article=67261

The US shouldn’t prop up tyrants, even if they’re on ‘our’ side
Baltimore Sun
The article in The Sun was part of a confluence of events that include the
military hearing at Fort Meade for accused Pentagon whistleblower Bradley
Manning and a recent Parade magazine report about the World’s Worst
Dictators in 2011. …
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/readersrespond/bs-ed-korea-kim-death-20111221,0,4751913.story

Tunisian Leaders: Tunisian Revolution Mainly Due to Youth Discontent, Not …
Tunisia Live
December 17th, marked both the one-year anniversary of the death of Mohamed
Bouazizi and the 24th birthday of Bradley Manning, the army private accused
of leaking classified State Department diplomatic cables to Wikileaks.
Manning’s alleged transfer of …
http://www.tunisia-live.net/2011/12/21/tunisian-leaders-tunisian-revolution-mainly-due-to-youth-discontent-not-wikileaks/

Opinion: Occupy Redwood City Storms Banks, Urges Locals to Move Their Money
Patch.com
December 17 was also the birthday of Bradley Manning, the army private and
whistleblower who is thought to have leaked classified material to
Wikileaks. Manning, whose status as a gay man has been used by the media to
disparage or minimize his act of …
http://redwoodcity.patch.com/articles/opinion-occupy-redwood-city-storms-banks-urges-locals-to-move-their-money

Military hearing ending in WikiLeaks case
Newsday
… Press) (AP) — Bradley Manning’s preliminary hearing is ending, but it
could be weeks before the former Army intelligence analyst learns whether
he will be court-martialed for allegedly creating the biggest national
security leak in US history. …
http://www.newsday.com/news/military-hearing-ending-in-wikileaks-case-1.3405672

The Circuit: DOJ looks at Verizon’s deal, China hackers hit Commerce, ITC …
Washington Post (blog)
Bradley Manning: Pfc. Bradley Manning, the man accused of conducting one of
the largest intelligence leaks in US history, faced the man who told
authorities about the breach in court Tuesday, The Washington Post
reported. The prosecution rested its …
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-tech/post/the-circuit-doj-looks-at-verizons-deal-china-hackers-hit-commerce-itc-rules-on-microsoft-motorola/2011/12/21/gIQAKtEA9O_blog.html

Corrections: December 22
New York Times
A picture caption on Wednesday with an article about a military hearing for
Pfc. Bradley Manning, a former Army intelligence analyst accused of leaking
government secrets, misidentified Private Manning. Of the two soldiers
shown, he was at the left. …
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/22/pageoneplus/corrections-december-22.html

The most scandalous web site
The Voice of Russia
Bradley Manning, who miraculously got access to the Pentagon secret bases,
managed to copy hundreds of secret documents on discs and then passed the
discs to WikiLeaks employees. Hackers would never have managed to steal so
much secret information at …
http://english.ruvr.ru/2011/12/22/62687308.html

For December 21, 2011 -President Barack Obama and John Boehner square off in …
CNN (blog)
Defense begins in Manning leaks hearing: “After four days of testimony and
20 prosecution witnesses, PFC Bradley Manning’s attorneys began calling
people Wednesday to testify in his defense. Manning’s Article 32 hearing is
part of the military’s …
http://piersmorgan.blogs.cnn.com/2011/12/21/need-to-know-news-obama-and-boehner-square-off-in-payroll-tax-fight-while-obamas-poll-numbers-rise/?hpt=pm_bn1

DARPA to start checking your email for threats
AirForceTimes.com
The aim is to identify threats similar to that posed by Bradley Manning,
the Army intelligence specialist who allegedly leaked thousands of
classified documents to Wikileaks, or Nidal Hasan, the Army major accused
of killing 13 people in a shooting …
http://www.airforcetimes.com/news/2011/12/military-darpa-email-surveillance-122111w/

Pvt. Manning and Imperative of Truth
Antiwar.com
by Ray McGovern, December 22, 2011 When I was asked to speak at Saturday’s
rally at Fort Meade in support of Pvt. Bradley Manning, I wondered how I
might provide some context around what Manning is alleged to have done. (In
my talk, so as not to think …
http://original.antiwar.com/mcgovern/2011/12/21/pvt-manning-and-imperative-of-truth/

Bradley Manning and the Fog of War
OB Rag
by Source on December 21, 2011 · 0 comments By Amy Goodman / Nation of
Change / December 21, 2011 Accused whistle-blower Pvt. Bradley Manning
turned 24 Saturday. He spent his birthday in a pretrial military hearing
that could ultimately lead to a …
http://obrag.org/?p=51655

POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Thursday, December 22, 2011
CNN (blog)
After four days of testimony and 20 prosecution witnesses, Pfc. Bradley
Manning’s defense attorney spent only 35 minutes Wednesday questioning just
two witnesses before resting their case. More than a month after the death
of Florida A&M University …
http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2011/12/22/political-hot-topics-thursday-december-22-2011/

Piers Morgan learns to ‘Tebow’
CNN (blog)
Both US-born Bradley Manning has been under military watch, isolation and
torture for nearly two years, and the same has applied to a countless
number of suspected terrorists at Gitmo and Abu Ghraib. Al Franken, a
Democrat senator from Minnesota, …
http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2011/12/21/piers-morgan-learns-to-tebow/

NATION – News of the Day From Across the Nation
San Francisco Chronicle
Pfc. Bradley Manning’s defense rested its case after calling only two
witnesses who testified about his behavioral problems and lax security
controls on the computers in his Baghdad office. The hearing at Fort Meade,
Md., was recessed until closing …
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/12/21/MN0S1MF8P4.DTL

Ron Paul: the far-out candidate
San Francisco Chronicle
He has picked up support on niche issues – on the far right, his pledge to
shutter the Transportation Security Administration; on the left, his
supportive rhetoric on accused Wikileaker Bradley Manning. Paul has won
support ranging from Timothy Leary’s …
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2011/12/21/ED0G1MF0FR.DTL

In Exiting Iraq, U.S. Military Discards Trove of Found Documents on 2005 …
Democracy Now
TIM McGIRK: Well, Amy, I think it’s sort of ironic that, in some ways,
we’re listening to the trial of Private Bradley Manning, who is accused of
disgorging all of these classified documents on to WikiLeaks, but at the
same time in Baghdad, …
http://www.democracynow.org/seo/2011/12/21/in_exiting_iraq_us_military_discards

Enterprise Data Breaches: Insider Threats That Cause Most Losses
eWeek
In 2010, Private Bradley Manning allegedly downloaded 250000 confidential
military and diplomatic cables, which were published by Wikileaks for the
world to see. Effective Ellie is an extremely efficient employee who keeps
finding ways to be more …
http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Security/Enterprise-Data-Breaches-Insider-Threats-That-Cause-Most-Losses-239146

Closing arguments set for WikiLeaks suspect case
The West Australian
During six days of testimony, prosecutors portrayed US Army Private Bradley
Manning as a skilled intelligence analyst who betrayed his trust by
funneling a trove of classified US documents to secret-spilling site
WikiLeaks. The defense sought meanwhile …
http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/-/world/12439861/closing-arguments-set-for-wikileaks-suspect-case/

Ron Paul Calls Wikileaks Whistleblowers “Heroes” and “Patriots” (Video)
Ology
The meat of the speech came later on (about 5:00 in), when Paul claimed
that whistleblowers and individuals that leak sensitive defense
intelligence information to groups like Wikileaks, like PFC Bradley Manning
who is currently standing before a court …
http://www.ology.com/politics/ron-paul-calls-wikileaks-whistleblowers-%E2%80%9Cheroes%E2%80%9D-and-%E2%80%9Cpatriots%E2%80%9D-video/12212011

Closing arguments set in Bradley Manning trial | The Raw Story
By Agence France-Presse
During six days of testimony, prosecutors portrayed US Army Private Bradley
Manning as a skilled intelligence analyst who betrayed his trust by
funneling a trove of classified US documents to secret-spilling site
WikiLeaks. The defense sought …
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2011/12/22/closing-arguments-set-in-bradley-manning-trial/

Bradley Manning defense calls only 2 witnesses – This Just In …
By chelseacnn
After four days of testimony and 20 prosecution witnesses, Pfc. Bradley
Manning’s defense attorney spent only 35 minutes Wednesday questioning just
two witnesses before resting their case. Manning is accused of committing
the biggest …
http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2011/12/22/bradley-manning-defense-calls-only-2-witnesses/

Paul in January: Say, that Bradley Manning is a patriotic, heroic kind …
By Ed Morrissey
Still, it’s not as if the parameters of the Bradley Manning case have
changed significantly in the last eleven months, or at least not in any way
that mitigates Manning’s alleged crimes. The enlisted soldier transmitted a
vast trove of classified …
http://hotair.com/archives/2011/12/21/paul-in-january-say-that-bradley-manning-is-a-patriotic-heroic-kind-of-guy-isnt-he/

Bradley Manning: The Imperative of Truth | War Is A Crime .org
By Ray McGovern
Pvt. Manning and Imperative of Truth. by Ray McGovern. When I was asked to
speak at Saturday’s rally at Fort Meade in support of Pvt. Bradley Manning,
I wondered how I might provide some context around what Manning is alleged
to have …
http://warisacrime.org/content/bradley-manning-imperative-truth

Bradley Manning and the Future of Punishment
By Annalee Newitz
Bradley Manning is an Army intelligence analyst accused of leaking
thousands of U.S. diplomatic cables to Wikileaks. Depending on your
perspective, he’s become a symbol for high tech whistleblowing, or
dangerous cyber-crime. Either way …
http://io9.com/5869209/bradley-manning-and-the-future-of-punishment

Bradley Manning’s Defense Strategy on Display as Military …
By mail@democracynow.org (Democracy Now!)
The pretrial military hearing for accused Army whistleblower Private
Bradley Manning has entered its sixth day. Prosecutors have finished laying
out their case, and today the defense witnesses are expected to testify.
Manning has been …
http://www.democracynow.org/2011/12/21/bradley_manning_defense_strategy

Bradley Manning Support Network » Day six of Bradley Manning’s …
By Owen Wiltshire
Day six of Bradley Manning’s pre-trial hearing: In-depth notes from the
Art. 32 courtroom. Wednesday, December 20, 2011. Proceedings began at 9am
sharp with David Coombs calling Sgt. Daniel Padgett to the stand. Sgt.
Padgett explained …
http://www.bradleymanning.org/news/day-six-of-bradley-mannings-pre-trial-hearing-in-depth-notes-from-the-art-32-courtroom

Bradley Manning Hearing: Lawyers Get Their Chance To Defend …
By The Huffington Post News Editors
FORT MEADE, Md. — The defense has rested in a hearing to determine
whether the Army intelligence analyst blamed for the biggest leak of
secrets in U.S. history should be court-martialed. Pfc.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/12/21/bradley-manning-wikileaks-assange-lamo_n_1162492.html

Wake up America: Bradley Manning is a pathetic traitor
By auntybrat
Bradley Manning is a pathetic little ‘man,’ who is currently facing a
military court for releasing secrets – intelligence material – to those who
wish harm to Americans and their interests. Really, he is pathetic! I don’t
care how ‘special’ his …
http://wwwwakeupamericans-spree.blogspot.com/2011/12/bradley-manning-is-pathetic-traitor.html

Bradley Manning’s fair-weather friends | Angry Black Lady Chronicles
By Ian Boudreau
One of the most frustrating aspects of trying to discuss the case of Pfc.
Bradley Manning is the weird phenomenon of bandwagoning the issue creates.
Working backwards from “WikiLeaks is good,” his staunchest supporters
seem to reason …
http://www.angryblacklady.com/2011/12/21/bradley-mannings-fair-weather-friends/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=bradley-mannings-fair-weather-friends

Bradley Manning and the Fog of War
Accused whistle-blower Pvt. Bradley Manning turned 24 Saturday. He spent
his birthday in a pretrial military hearing that could ultimately lead to a
sentence of life … or death. Manning stands accused of causing the
largest leak of government …
http://www.democracynow.org/blog/2011/12/21/bradley_manning_and_the_fog_of_war

LezGetReal Blogger Tells Dan Choi, Bradley Manning, and Keith …
By Allan
I just listened to Lt. Dan Choi calling Bradley Manning “an excellent
soldier.” If Lt. Choi’s appraisal is indicative of what his supporters
know about Manning, they are fools. An excellent soldier does not get
charged with assaulting other soldiers. …
http://www.angryblacklady.com/2011/12/21/lezgetreal-blogger-tells-dan-choi-bradley-manning-and-keith-olbermann-to-have-a-seat/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=lezgetreal-blogger-tells-dan-choi-bradley-manning-and-keith-olbermann-to-have-a-seat

ontd_political: Why does the media still refer to “Bradley” Manning …
By give me time. and a crayon.
One of the most persistent threads throughout the two years of imprisonment
of accused Wikileaks leaker Private Bradley Manning has been the rumour
that he is in fact, she–a transgender woman. Manning faces thirty
charges, one of which …
http://ontd-political.livejournal.com/9089915.html

True North – Paul in January: Say, that Bradley Manning is a patriotic …
By looktruenorthwebmaster@gmail.com (Ed Morrissey)
Written by Ed Morrissey. This clip has been making the rounds last night
and today, but it’s not new — it’s actually from a clip featured by
Wikileaks, for obvious reasons, last January. Still, it’s not as if the
parameters of the Bradley Manning case …
http://looktruenorth.com/elections/education-presidential/18407-paul-in-january-say-that-bradley-manning-is-a-patriotic-heroic-kind-of-guy-isnt-he.html

WikiLeaks: Bradley Manning comes to face to face with hacker who …
Former hacker Adrian Lamo, who alerted the FBI and the army, took the stand
on the fifth day of Bradley Manning’s pretrial hearing at Fort Meade,
Maryland.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2076917/WikiLeaks-Bradley-Manning-comes-face-face-hacker-alerted-authorities.html

Bradley Manning hearing – Tuesday 20 December 2011 as it …
Fifth day of pre-trial military hearing in Maryland • Blogger Adrian Lamo
called by prosecution • Prosecutors say evidence links Manning to Julian
Assange • At …
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/blog/2011/dec/20/bradley-manning-hearing-live-updates

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