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A decade of Pentagon struggles bared at Manning trial

WASHINGTON — Some of the Pentagon’s most painful themes of the past decade have played out at the court-martial of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning. At its core, the trial is about a young soldier who orchestrated the largest leak of ...

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Former judge admits flaws in secret court overseeing NSA programs

Former Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court Judge James Robertson, testifies in Washington, Tuesday, July 9, 2013, before the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board's workshop regarding Surveillance Programs.

WASHINGTON — A former federal judge who served on a secret court overseeing the National Security Agency’s secret surveillance programs denied Tuesday that the judges act as “rubber stamps.” But James Robertson said the system is flawed because of its ...

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Manning again seeks dismissal of some WikiLeaks charges

HAGERSTOWN — An Army private charged in the biggest leak of classified information in U.S. history is reviving his request to have some charges dropped. Pfc. Bradley Manning’s civilian defense attorney said Wednesday he has filed a renewed motion seeking ...

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Ex-NSA worker charged in leaks case honored

WASHINGTON — A former National Security Agency employee accused of mishandling classified information is warning that as the United States elevates national security to a state religion, whistleblowers and dissenters are at risk of being marked as traitors. Thomas Drake ...

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Motion to drop charges in NSA leaks case denied

The federal judge presiding over the espionage case against a former senior National Security Agency official has rejected the defense’s principal constitutional challenge to the classified document retention charges as well as the prosecution’s bid to keep the jury from ...

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