Bradley Manning Articles

He Said, She Said

Sep 09, 2013

The Scrapbook was a bit taken aback to read a recent AP news report that began “Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning .  .  . ” It was announced two weeks ago that Bradley Manning, recently sentenced to 35 years in a military prison for espionage and theft of classified documents, wanted a sex change and henceforth to be addressed as Chelsea. Still, it was jarring to see the nation’s biggest news organizations—including the AP, New York Times, and Washington Post—snap to attention and comply with Manning’s request, no doubt baffling more than a few readers.

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Bradley Manning Verdict to Be Announced Tomorrow

11:32 AM, Jul 29, 2013

ABC reports that the Bradley Manning verdict will be announced tomorrow:


#Breaking: Verdict in alleged Wikileaker Bradley Manning's case will be announced tomorrow at 1 p.m. ET, @ABC confirms

— ABC News (@ABC) July 29, 2013


And the BBC confirms:


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Manning Pleads Guilty to Leaking Classified Documents

Tried first to give them to NYTimes, WashPost, and Politico.
2:01 PM, Feb 28, 2013

Bradley Manning pleaded guilty today to leaking classified material. "Army Pfc. Bradley Edward Manningpleaded guilty Thursday to 10 charges that he illegally acquired and transferred U.S.

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Bradley Manning Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

4:00 PM, Feb 27, 2012

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, the Associated Press reports. Manning is most famous for allegedly leaking troves of classified documents, including State Department cables and Military files, to WikiLeaks. He was arraigned last week in Ft. Meade, Maryland and is being charged with "engineering the biggest leak of classified information in U.S. history."

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State Deptartment Spokesman Criticizes DOD Treatment of Bradley Manning

3:28 PM, Mar 11, 2011

State Department spokesman P. J. Crowley was asked for his thoughts on Bradley Manning's imprisonment. Here's the exchange, reportedly:

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PayPal Denies Service to Bradley Manning's Supporters

5:00 PM, Feb 24, 2011

The Bradley Manning Support Network announced today that PayPal has closed the account of a group, Courage to Resist, that the network is working with to raise funds for the U.S. Army soldier alleged to have delivered classified cables and other secret government documents to WikiLeaks. The website that facilitates online payments will no longer let Courage to Resist use its services.

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