The Impact of the Bradley Manning Case - NYTimes.com
Death to Whistle-Blowers?
By FLOYD ABRAMS and YOCHAI BENKLER
Published: March 13, 2013
LAST month Pfc. Bradley Manning pleaded guilty to several offenses related to leaking hundreds of thousands of documents to WikiLeaks in 2010, a plea that could land him in jail for 20 years. But Private Manning still faces trial on the most serious charges, including the potential capital offense of “aiding the enemy” — though the prosecution is not seeking the death penalty in this case, “only” a life sentence.