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The Pentagon's main battlefield intelligence network in Afghanistan is vulnerable to hackers — both the enemy or a leaker — and the U.S. command in Kabul will cut it off from the military's classified data files unless the Army fixes the defects within 60 days, according to an official memo obtained by The Washington Times.
Pvt. Bradley E. Manning, the former Army soldier convicted of the biggest leak of classified documents in U.S. history, will serve his 35-year sentence as a man, not as "Chelsea," the woman he wishes to be, an Army spokesman told The Washington Times Thursday.
Bradley E. Manning, the soldier convicted of leaking a trove of classified documents, was sentenced to 35 years in prison Wednesday for the largest public breach of secret data in U.S. history, sparking a debate over the length of his prison term and whether he could ever win an early release.
Army Pfc. Bradley E. Manning, convicted last month of leaking thousands of classified files in 2009 and 2010, had long erupted in angry outbursts and collapsed in fits that his supervisors hoped would be controlled by therapy sessions, court-martial documents show.
The al Qaeda threat that closed 22 U.S. diplomatic posts Sunday followed intense efforts in Washington to increase security at embassies in danger spots around the world, nearly a year after the deadly terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya.
Army Pfc. Bradley E. Manning, who faces court-martial for leaking sensitive U.S. intelligence information for WikiLeaks publication, may soon know his fate.
Rock stars, Hollywood actors, comedians and writers Wednesday released a video lauding confessed Wikileaks leaker Pfc. Bradley E. Manning, who is being court-martialed for passing out hundreds of thousands of classified documents.
The Army private accused of the largest leak of classified documents in U.S. history pleaded guilty Thursday to 10 of the 22 counts he faces, admitting that he was the source of the files published by the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks but denying the most serious charges, including aiding the enemy.
Army Pfc. Bradley E. Manning, who faces a possible life sentence for leaking classified U.S. diplomatic cables to anti-secrecy group Wikileaks, will attempt to plead guilty to lesser charges at a pre-trial hearing Thursday.
The anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks on Monday began publishing 5 million e-mails stolen by hackers from the global intelligence firm Stratfor.
The Army intelligence analyst accused of leaking thousands of classified documents was formally charged Thursday with aiding the enemy, but he deferred entering a plea.
The nation's intelligence chief says it will take five years to complete major improvements in the system that allows U.S. agencies to share secret information, after the WikiLeaks breach revealed embarrassing weaknesses.
The Obama administration is using a century-old anti-spying law to prosecute federal workers for leaking secrets to the media, drawing criticism that the law is draconian and the prosecutions are chilling efforts to report news.
The weeklong preliminary hearing for the Army analyst accused of leaking thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks ended Thursday, with a defense lawyer urging military authorities to reduce the charges against his client.
Court documents in the case of an Army intelligence analyst accused of giving classified files to WikiLeaks show a catalog of problems in the Army's handling of classified materials in war zones, especially the use of supposedly secure computer networks.
A day after being sentenced for leaking 700,000 classified documents to an anti-secrecy website, Manning declared, in a statement to the media, "I am female."