Glenn Greenwald, consitutional lawyer and blogger at Salon, discussed the case of Pfc. Bradley Manning—the 22-year-old U.S. Army intelligence analyst in Iraq kidnapped by the U.S. military for reportedly leaking the Collateral Murder video, the May 2009 Garani Massace in Afghanistan and a quarter-million diplomatic cables to WikiLeaks—at AntiWar Radio with Scott Horton. He added that the government and media smear tactics against Pfc. Manning are typical U.S. government tactics vilify its heroic enemies, like it did with Daniel Ellsburg when he leaked the Pentagon Papers (9:53):
13 July 2010 | AntiWar Radio
Glenn Greenwald, Salon.com blogger and former constitutional lawyer, discusses the military’s formal charging of Bradley Manning for giving classified information to WikiLeaks, Wired‘s refusal to disclose the full chat logs between informant Adrian Lamo and Manning and why whistleblowers who embarrass government are typically subjected to the Daniel Ellsberg treatment.
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