Secrecy: Wikileaks

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The Russia Connection

Of Course There’s Evidence Trump Colluded with Russian Intelligence

It has become a kind of mantra in the defense of Donald Trump on matters related to L’Affaire Russe that there’s no evidence of “collusion” between the Trump campaign and the Russian active measures operation. But this defense is erroneous.

Military Justice

A Quick Primer on Military Justice and The Manning Verdict

After hearing evidence in a contested bench trial, Army Colonel Denise Lind, a military trial judge, found Pfc. Bradley Manning guilty of most of the charges and specifications today in a military court room at Fort Meade, Maryland, in connection with his release of documents to Wikileaks.  Manning faces a maximum possible sentence of over 128 years for those charges alone.

The Court acquitted Manning of aiding the enemy, a crime under Article 104 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice.  Aiding the enemy carries a punishment of up to life without parole.

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