Bradley Manning Newslinks 9 July 2013

9 July 2013 — williambowles.info

 

Of drones and whistleblowers

The Guardian (Australia)

While courageous whistleblower Bradley Manning continues to languish in a US military prison for daring to tell the world about the deliberate US policy of assassinating civilians and other unarmed opponents of its policies, the US leadership continues …

 http://www.cpa.org.au/guardian/2013/1601/21-culture.html 

 

Accused ‘WikiLeaker’ seeks dismissal of most severe charges

CNN (blog)

Lawyers for Pfc. Bradley Manning, charged with the largest leak of

classified documents in U.S. history, asked the judge overseeing his

court-martial trial on Monday to throw out the most severe charges. Lawyers

for the former Army intelligence analyst …

 http://security.blogs.cnn.com/2013/07/08/accused-wikileaker-seeks-dismissal-of-most-severe-charges/ 

 

Manning defense begins arguments in WikiLeaks case

RT

Six weeks after the military trial of Private first class Bradley Manning

began in Ft. Meade, Maryland, attorneys for the Army intelligence analyst

opened their case by playing a 39-minute video shared by the soldier with

WikiLeaks showing a US Apache …

 http://rt.com/usa/manning-defense-wikileaks-fort-meade-809/ 

 

Bradley Manning Defense: Good Data Miners Are Data Hogs …

By emptywheel

I happened to need to consult the PressFreedom transcript of today’s

Bradley Manning trial. And came across this exchange, which goes to the

heart of the debate on NSA’s dragnet of Americans. In it, Manning’s lawyer,

David Coombs, …

 http://www.emptywheel.net/2013/07/08/bradley-manning-defense-good-data-miners-are-data-hogs/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=bradley-manning-defense-good-data-miners-are-data-hogs 

 

Prosecutors in Bradley Manning trial rest their case – Washington Post

Prosecutors in the court-martial of Pfc. Bradley Manning rested their case

Tuesday after hearing testimony from nearly 80 witnesses in their attempt

to convict …

 http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2013-07-02/world/40326525_1_defense-attorney-david-coombs-bradley-manning-trial-wikileaks 

 

Video: Live from the Bradley Manning Trial with Alexa O’Brien – Hit …

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 http://reason.com/blog/2013/07/08/video-live-from-the-bradley-manning-tria 

 

Defense seeks dismissal of charges against Manning in WikiLeaks …

Lawyers for an Army private who gave reams of classified documents to the

anti- secrecy group WikiLeaks asked a court-martial judge to dismiss some

of the …

 http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/07/08/defense-asks-judge-to-dismiss-some-charges-against-bradley-manning-in-wikileaks/ 

 

Bradley Manning Defense: Good Data Miners Are Data Hogs …

I happened to need to consult the PressFreedom transcript of today’s

Bradley Manning trial. And came across this exchange, which goes to the

heart of the …

 http://www.emptywheel.net/2013/07/08/bradley-manning-defense-good-data-miners-are-data-hogs/ 

 

Bradley Manning trial hears of outlook on life in months before leaks began

The Guardian

Bradley Manning hoped to use his knowledge of politics, world affairs,

philosophy, art and science to better serve his military commanders and

save lives in the battlefield of Iraq, his court martial trial in Fort

Meade, Maryland, has heard. As the …

 http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jul/09/bradley-manning-trial-leaks 

 

Bradley Manning’s Defense Disputes Leaks Aided the Enemy

Wall Street Journal

FORT MEADE, Md.—Lawyers defending Pfc. Bradley Manning called their first

witnesses at his trial Monday, aiming to counter prosecutors’ case that the

former Army intelligence analyst “aided the enemy” when he transmitted

classified documents to …

 http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324867904578594083661404720.html?mod=googlenews_wsj 

 

Bradley Manning lawyer calls for ‘aiding the enemy’ charges to be dropped

The Guardian

Defence lawyers acting for Bradley Manning, the US soldier who fed a trove

of state secrets to WikiLeaks, have called for several of the 22 counts

against him to be dismissed, including the most serious charge that he

“aided the enemy”. Manning’s lead …

 http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jul/08/bradley-manning-lawyer-charges-dropped-trial 

 

Bradley Manning defense opens using Baghdad helicopter shooting video and …

New York Daily News

U.S. Army Private First Class Bradley Manning arrives for the start of the

sixth week of his court martial trial at Fort Meade, Maryland. His lawyers

will seek to convince the judge deciding the trial that Manning has been

miscast by prosecutors. They …

 http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/bradley-manning-defense-opens-baghdad-helicopter-shooting-video-article-1.1392937?localLinksEnabled=false 

 

Defense opens in Bradley Manning’s court-martial

Los Angeles Times

As the defense opened in the former intelligence analyst’s court-martial,

Manning’s lawyers also filed four motions asking for a directed verdict of

not guilty, contending that the government had not proved that he had

committed espionage or other …

 http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-bradley-manning-20130709,0,4310562.story 

 

Bradley Manning defense begins by painting picture of naive, ‘go-to guy’

NBCNews.com (blog)

Just over a month after his court martial began, Pfc. Bradley Manning’s

defense team began to present its case in a Maryland military court Monday.

After a technical delay, the defense began by showing the entire 39-minute

video of a 2007 Apache …

 http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/07/08/19352594-bradley-manning-defense-begins-by-painting-picture-of-naive-go-to-guy 

 

Bradley Manning lawyers seek dismissal of charges in WikiLeaks trial

The Guardian

A military spokeswoman says attorneys for Pfc Bradley Manning filed the

motions over the weekend after the prosecution rested last week. The trial

is in its sixth week at Fort Meade, near Baltimore. Military spokeswoman

Shaunteh Kelly did not know …

 http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jul/08/bradley-manning-lawyers-charges-dismissal-trial 

 

Bradley Manning’s Trial, Day 16 (Live Updates)

Firedoglake

The defense in the trial of Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier who provided

United States government documents to WikiLeaks, will begin its case today

at Fort Meade in Maryland. Manning’s defense has filed four motions for a

finding of “not guilty” on …

 http://dissenter.firedoglake.com/2013/07/08/bradley-mannings-trial-day-16-live-updates/ 

 

Bradley Manning Trial: Defense Opens Case

The Epoch Times

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning arrives at the courthouse in Fort Meade, Md.,

Monday, July 8, 2013, after the start of the sixth week of his court

martial. Manning is charged with indirectly aiding the enemy by sending

troves of classified material to WikiLeaks.

 http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/161318-bradley-manning-trial-defense-opens-case/ 

 

Defense opens case in Manning trial

Baltimore Sun

Attorneys for Pfc. Bradley Manning opened their defense of the Army analyst

Monday by portraying him as a computer whiz operating under loose

guidelines whose decision to leak reams of classified documents was based

on a well-intentioned sense of …

 http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/bs-md-manning-defense-20130708,0,3736746.story 

 

Bradley Manning Defense Seeks Dismissal Of Charges

Huffington Post

Pfc. Bradley Manning’s lawyers made the motion over the weekend, military

spokeswoman Shaunteh Kelly said. Manning’s trial entered its sixth week

Monday at Fort Meade, near Baltimore. Kelly said she did not know which

charges the defense was seeking …

 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/08/bradley-manning-defense_n_3561171.html 

 

Bradley Manning’s WikiLeaks Defense Based On Age, Identity

Huffington Post

FORT MEADE, Md. — Pfc. Bradley Manning’s trial on leaking classified

documents to the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks entered the defense phase

Monday. As outlined at the start of the trial, his courtroom defense has

three major points: _ He was a young, …

 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/08/bradley-manning-wikileaks_n_3563155.html 

 

Live from the Bradley Manning Trial with Alexa O’Brien

Reason

“This was the largest criminal investigation ever into a publisher and its

source,” says independent journalist Alexa O’Brien of the U.S.

investigation of Private Bradley Manning, who is accused of leaking

classified document to Wikileaks. “And it …

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zUK-yLIopk 

 

Bradley Manning Trial-Defense Begins Today

MyHighPlains

The defense is expected to open its case today in the trial against Bradley

Manning. He is the Army Private accused of handing over hundreds of

thousands of classified documents to Wikileaks. Manning’s attorneys are

hoping to prove he had innocent …

 http://myhighplains.com/fulltext?nxd_id=396902 

 

Defense Opens Case In Bradley Manning’s WikiLeaks Trial

News On 6

Lawyers for an Army private who gave classified information to WikiLeaks

have opened their defense at his court-martial in Maryland. Attorneys for

Pfc. Bradley Manning of Crescent, Oklahoma began presenting evidence Monday

as the trial entered its …

 http://www.newson6.com/story/22782185/defense-opens-case-in-bradley-mannings-wikileaks-trial 

 

Bradley Manning lawyers open defence in Wikileaks court martial in Maryland

The Independent

Lawyers for Pfc Bradley Manning, who gave classified information to

WikiLeaks, have opened their defence at his court martial in Maryland. As

the trial in Fort Meade entered its sixth week, Pfc Manning’s defence team

asked the military judge to acquit …

 http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/bradley-manning-lawyers-open-defence-in-wikileaks-court-martial-in-maryland-8696042.html 

 

Defense Opens in Manning WikiLeaks Case

Voice of America

July 08, 2013. FORT MEADE, MARYLAND — Defense attorneys in the

court-martial of U.S. Army private Bradley Manning – accused of leaking

hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the anti-secrecy website

WikiLeaks – have opened their case.

 http://www.voanews.com/content/defense-opens-in-manning-wikileaks-case/1697754.html 

 

Defense Begins its Case in Bradley Manning Trial Today

legal Insurrection (blog)

The defense will kick off its case Monday morning in the court martial of

US Army Private First Class Bradley Manning, who stands accused of leaking

more than 700,000 files, many of which included classified information, to

Wikileaks. The prosecution …

 http://legalinsurrection.com/2013/07/defense-begins-its-case-in-bradley-manning-trial-today/ 

 

Former Guantanamo Chief Prosecutor Qualified as Expert in Bradley Manning’s …

Firedoglake

The first day of the defense’s case in the trial of Pfc. Bradley Manning

ended with the military judge finding that former chief prosecutor of the

Guantanamo military commissions qualified as an expert on Guantanamo Bay

prison detainee policy and …

 http://dissenter.firedoglake.com/2013/07/08/former-guantanamo-chief-prosecutor-qualified-as-expert-in-bradley-mannings-trial/ 

 

Manning lawyers open defense, seek dismissal of some charges

Deutsche Welle

Private First Class Bradley Manning is contesting 21 of the charges against

him, including the most serious of “aiding the enemy” that can carry life

in prison without parole. His lawyers, who opened their defense on Monday,

asked the military judge to …

 http://www.dw.de/manning-lawyers-open-defense-seek-dismissal-of-some-charges/a-16936890 

 

Defense phase opens at Manning trial

Washington Post

Attorneys for Bradley Manning, the Army private who leaked hundreds of

thousands of classified documents to the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks,

opened the defense portion of his court-martial Monday with the screening

of a cockpit video showing a …

 http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/defense-phase-opens-at-manning-trial/2013/07/08/064ef980-e7fb-11e2-8f22-de4bd2a2bd39_story.html 

 

Manning defence shows video of Baghdad attack

Aljazeera.com

The video has become an infamous example of US military malpractice after

it was leaked along with thousands of classified documents by former

intelligence analyst, Bradley Manning. Defence lawyer David Coombs began by

offering the video as evidence.

 http://www.aljazeera.com/news/americas/2013/07/2013790438851948.html 

 

Manning’s lawyers press for his acquittal

Sydney Morning Herald

Defence lawyers for Bradley Manning asked a US military judge on Monday to

acquit him of the most serious charge he faces, that of aiding the enemy by

providing classified information to WikiLeaks, as they began to present

their witnesses at his …

 http://www.smh.com.au/world/mannings-lawyers-press-for-his-acquittal-20130709-2pmuw.html 

 

Defense seeks dismissal of charges against Bradley Manning

LGBTQ Nation

FORT MEADE, Md. — Lawyers for an Army private who gave reams of

classified documents to the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks asked a

court-martial judge to dismiss some of the charges against him. Pfc.

Bradley Manning’s lawyers made the motion over the …

 http://www.lgbtqnation.com/2013/07/defense-seeks-dismissal-of-charges-against-bradley-manning/ 

 

Manning was troubled over plight of Iraqis: witness

Hindustan Times

Bradley Manning, the US soldier accused of espionage, was “upset” about the

plight of Iraqi civilians before he handed over a trove of secret files to

WikiLeaks, a witness testified on Monday. The Army private was dismayed

over an incident in which 15 …

 http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/Americas/Manning-was-troubled-over-plight-of-Iraqis-witness/Article1-1089491.aspx 

 

Manning seeks dismissal of some charges in US trial

Channel News Asia

Bradley Manning’s lawyers urged the court to dismiss four charges,

including allegations he violated his access to a military computer, stole

government “property,” disclosed email addresses and aided the enemy when

he gave classified files to the …

 http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/world/manning-seeks-dismissal/738326.html 

 

Manning defense gets underway

Politico (blog)

FORT MEADE, Md.—The defense of Private Bradley Manning, the Army

intelligence analyst accused of transmitting hundreds of thousands of

classified military reports and diplomatic cables to WikiLeaks, opened its

case as his court martial here Monday by …

 http://www.politico.com/blogs/under-the-radar/2013/07/manning-defense-gets-underway-167777.html 

 

Defense Opens in Manning-WikiLeaks Case

Voice of America

Defense attorneys in the court-martial of U.S. Army private Bradley Manning

– accused of leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the

anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks – have opened their case. VOA Pentagon

correspondent Luis Ramirez …

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KcJ0LWfTP9E 

 

Manning troubled by American injustices in Iraq

Hong Kong Standard

Bradley Manning, the US soldier accused of espionage, was “upset” about

the plight of Iraqi civilians before he handed over a trove of secret files

to WikiLeaks, a witness testified yesterday in Fort Meade in Maryland,

north of Washington. The Army …

 http://www.thestandard.com.hk/breaking_news_detail.asp?id=38467&icid=a&d_str= 

 

Manning seeks dismissal of charges in WikiLeaks trial

Pakistan Daily Times

Defence lawyers are scheduled to begin presenting the case for Bradley

Manning on Monday but first plan to file motions arguing the prosecution

has failed to back up four charges, a military officer told reporters on

condition of anonymity. Manning, 25 …

 http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2013%5C07%5C09%5Cstory_9-7-2013_pg4_6 

 

US soldier in WikiLeaks case had free access to secret files

Chicago Tribune

Private First Class Bradley Manning, accused of releasing more than 700,000

classified files to WikiLeaks, had nothing to stop him from installing

software for the high-speed download of secret State Department cables, the

witnesses said. Defense …

 http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-rt-us-usa-wikileaks-manning-20130702,0,4686473.story 

 

Defence opens case in Manning US trial

Sydney Morning Herald

The video is the basis of an espionage charge alleging Bradley Manning had

unauthorised possession of US defence information. Manning has admitted to

leaking the cockpit video showing a 2007 attack that killed 11 men,

including a Reuters news …

 http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-world/defence-opens-case-in-manning-us-trial-20130709-2pmup.html 

 

Defence opens in WikiLeaks trial, soldier shown as tech whiz

TVNZ

Lawyers for Private First Class Bradley Manning began the defence phase of

the trial of the former junior intelligence analyst by calling one of the

officials who oversaw Manning during his deployment to Iraq. “He was good.

He was our best analyst by …

 http://tvnz.co.nz/world-news/defence-opens-in-wikileaks-trial-soldier-shown-tech-whiz-5503372 

 

Defense gets its turn to present in WikiLeaks case

abc11.com

The court-martial of Pfc. Bradley Manning enters its sixth week Monday at

Fort Meade, near Baltimore. The prosecution rested Tuesday. Before

presenting its case, the defense has an opportunity to seek dismissal of

all or some of the charges due to …

 http://abclocal.go.com/wtvd/story?section=news/national_world&id=9165250 

 

Defense to begin case for Okla. solider Manning in Wikileaks trial

kfor.com

FORT MEADE, Md. – The defense could begin their case Monday in the

Court-martial of Oklahoma Army Private Bradley Manning. He faces nearly

two-dozen charges, including aiding the enemy, which carries a possible

life sentence. He is accused of …

 http://kfor.com/2013/07/08/defense-to-begin-case-for-okla-solider-manning-in-wikileaks-trial/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+kfor%2FmwQa+(KFOR+-+Local+News) 

 

Manning Defense Rolls Tape as Their Side Kicks Off

Courthouse News Service

MEADE, Md. (CN) – Raw footage of the Baghdad airstrike that killed two

Reuters employees aired for the first time in military court as Pfc.

Bradley Manning, the Army soldier who exposed it, launched his defense

Monday. On July 12, 2007, the crew of the …

 http://www.courthousenews.com/2013/07/08/59176.htm 

 

Here’s a guide to pronunciations in Virginia news

WVVA TV

Lawyers for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning are calling witnesses to rebut

prosecution evidence that the government secrets he gave to WikiLeaks posed

a national security threat.More   . Lawyers for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning

are calling witnesses to rebut …

 http://www.wvva.com/story/22790000/heres-a-guide-to-pronunciations-in-virginia-news

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