Soldier pleads not guilty to most serious charge in WikiLeaks case

Soldier pleads not guilty to most serious charge in WikiLeaks case

Army Private First Class Manning is escorted in handcuffs as he leaves the courthouse in Fort MeadeFORT MEADE, Maryland (Reuters) – The U.S. Army private accused of providing diplomatic cables and other secret documents to the WikiLeaks website pleaded guilty on Thursday to misusing classified material, but denied the most serious charge in the case, aiding the enemy. Private First Class Bradley Manning, 25, entered the pleas prior to his court martial, which is set to begin on June 3, in a case that centers on the biggest leak of government secrets in U.S. history. "I believe that if the general public … had access to the information … …

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