Bradley Manning Pleads Guilty to Leaking Classified Documents



Mike O'Brien
02/27/2013

U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning pleaded guilty on Thursday to 10 charges that he illegally acquired and transferred highly classified documents that were published by the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks. Manning, 25, was dressed in full military uniform as he read from a 35-page statement at the hearing at Fort Meade, Maryland, on Thursday. He agreed in a plea deal with military prosecutors to serve 20 years in jail, but he also pleaded not guilty to 12 more serious charges and will face a...
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