Government Adds 22 Charges Against Bradley Manning
Private Bradley Manning's criminal case just got a lot more difficult. The Government has added 22 new charges, including one, aiding the enemy, that provides for a life sentence (Actually, it also could result in a death sentence, but the Government has said it won't seek the death penalty. How gracious of them.)
He was charged in May with 12 counts of illegally downloading and sharing classified material, including a secret video and military and diplomatic documents.
The new charges include allegations he used "unauthorized software on government computers to download classified information and to make intelligence available to "the enemy". [More...]
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