Bradley Manning ordered to face court martial in WikiLeaks case.

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is escorted from a security vehicle…

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is escorted from a security vehicle to a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md., Monday, Dec. 19, 2011, for a military hearing (Credit: AP/Patrick Semansky)

Manning, 24, is charged with “aiding the enemy” and stealing hundreds of thousand of classified US government secrets and cables, which were eventually made public on the internet by WikiLeaks. The charges claim that Manning illegally downloaded the documents while he was an Army intelligence analyst in Iraq, and that he released those documents knowing they would be published on the Internet and accessible to the enemy.

If convicted of all charges, Manning would face a maximum punishment of reduction to the lowest enlisted pay grade, total forfeiture of all pay and allowances; confinement for life; and a dishonorable discharge.

Source: MSNBC

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  • N. Louisiana Deputy

    The punk is a TRAITOR plain and simple, give him what traitors need to get-a long drop on a short rope! I have numerous friends who gave their LIVES in Iraq, it disgusts me to see this scum still in an Army uniform.

  • STEVE DORAN

    SHOULD BE SENTENCED TO DEATH .