"I'm certainly not going to say no, and I’m certainly not going to say yes. My goal is to use these next six months to figure out where I want to go," Ms. Manning said. "I have these values that I can connect with: responsibility, compassion. Those are really foundational for me. Do and say and be who you are because, no matter what happens, you are loved unconditionally."
Manning have long argued that the soldier's disclosures had a detrimental affect on U.S. national security — a determination that doesn't appear anywhere in the copy of the report obtained by BuzzFeed.