Bradley Manning not guilty of aiding the enemy in WikiLeaks case, guilty of 19 other offenses


As she said she would, Army Colonel Denise Lind has delivered her verdict in the Bradley Manning case, finding him not guilty on the most serious charge, aiding the enemy. Under the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), aiding the enemy is a capital offense, though prosecutors said they would only ask for life in prison. After Manning pled guilty to 10 counts, the government chose to move forward with all 22 offenses, leaving Manning to face the possibility of life in prison plus 154 years.

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