Barack Obama's militaristic foreign policy shows how far removed he is from Marin Luther King's dream.
Bradley Manning, the 25-year-old private convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks, has been sentenced to 35 years in prison, a military judge ruled today.
The Obama administration has announced it will keep 19 diplomatic posts in North Africa and the Middle East closed for up to a week, due to fears of a possible militant threat. On Sunday, Senator Saxby Chambliss, the top Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said the decision to close the embassies was based on information collected by the National Security Agency.
A military court has found Pfc. Bradley Manning, accused of the largest leak of classified information in U.S. history, not guilty of aiding the enemy -- a charge that would have carried a maximum sentence of life in prison. He was found guilty of most of the remaining charges against him, with the judge accepting some of the guilty pleas he made previously to lesser charges.
CBS has no sense of irony.
Colonel Morris Davis, who has just wrapped two days of testimony for the defense told the court that many of the files Manning leaked on Guantánamo were already out in the public domain and that they had no value to enemy groups and could not have harmed U.S. national security.
Video: Despite the rain, supporters for NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden gathered at NYC's Union Square.
This is your Moment of Clarity #241: As the trial of Bradley Manning continues, Edward Snowden comes out as the NSA whistleblower who revealed the secret massive surveillance state.
Fox News analyst Ralph Peters said today that Edward Snowden, the man behind the biggest leak in the history of the National Security Agency (NSA) deserves to be executed for his crimes.
Matt Taibbi on the Bradley Manning trial: "If you can be punished for making public a crime, then the government doing the punishing is itself criminal."
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