Classification: Hiding American War from Americans

By: Tuesday June 17, 2014 8:40 am

Our government classifies a lot of documents, some 92 million in 2011 alone. The ostensible point of all that classification is protect the nation’s secrets. Some of it even makes sense. Troop movements, nuclear things, identities of spies, traditional stuff you want to keep from your enemies. The purpose of classification is not to hide [...]

Defense: Amazing Bradley Manning’s Spirit Wasn’t Broken While He Was Confined at Quantico

By: Wednesday December 12, 2012 11:13 am

A significant pretrial hearing in the court martial of Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier being prosecuted by the United States government for allegedly releasing classified information to WikiLeaks, concluded yesterday. For more than ten days, the defense and government had witnesses testify on Manning’s treatment while he was confined at Quantico Marine Brig in Virginia. [...]

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