Title

The Trail of Chelsea Manning

Authors

Alexa O'Brien

Program

Cairo Review

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https://www.thecairoreview.com/essays/the-trial-of-chelsea-manning/

Document Type

Research Article

Publication Title

The Cairo Review of Global Affairs

Publication Date

Fall 2013

Abstract

A military judge found the U.S. army private guilty on twenty espionage and other charges related to the leaking of military field reports and diplomatic cables to WikiLeaks. But the lack of transparency in the proceedings raises questions about the legitimacy of the verdict and the harshness of the sentence. Rather than achieving justice, the conviction highlights President Obama’s war on whistleblowers.

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