Accuracy in Media

WASHINGTON — The verdict in the trial of Bradley Manning, who leaked sensitive U.S. Army secrets to the unclassified publishing site Wikileaks, was handed down on Tuesday.

bradley manningManning was found guilty on the majority of charges except for aiding the enemy, which was the most serious charge. However, the other guilty charges add up to 128 years in prison.

Fox News reports that Manning was convicted of five espionage counts, five theft charges, a computer fraud charge and additional military infractions. This means that the information he gave to Wikileaks, regarding battlefield information, diplomatic cables and videos were not as dangerous as the government and military alleged.





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