Bradley Manning Guilty Of Lesser WikiLeaks Espionage Charges – 30 July 2013

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U.S. soldier acquitted in court-martial case of most serious charge of aiding the enemy

A military judge in Fort Meade, Md., has convicted army Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier and former intelligence analyst charged with aiding the enemy for giving troves of U.S. government secrets to WikiLeaks, of five espionage counts and other charges, but acquitted him of the most serious charge — aiding the enemy.

The judge, Army Col. Denise Lind, deliberated for about 16 hours over three days before reaching her decision Tuesday, in a case that drew worldwide attention as supporters hailed Manning as a whistleblower.

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