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Pvt. Bradley Manning Acquitted Of ‘Aiding The Enemy’ In WikiLeaks Case (Video)

Manning Not Guilty Of 'Aiding The Enemy'

Military judge Army Col. Denise Lind today ruled Pvt. Bradley Manning was not guilty of the most serious of the 21 counts against him - that of aiding the enemy.

But NBC News reports Lind did find Manning guilty of the 20 remaining charges he faced in connection with the 700,000 secret government documents he provided to WikiLeaks.

Prosecutors argued Manning was a traitor who put other soldiers, and our country, at risk.

Yet Manning, according to NBC News...

...has said he was disillusioned by an American foreign policy bent on “killing and capturing people” when he released the documents, including battlefield reports and diplomatic cables, in 2010.

Manning will be sentenced on Wednesday. He faces as much as 128 years in prison, according to the Associated Press.

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