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WikiLeaks provides $15,000 to soldier’s defense

HAGERSTOWN — Supporters of the Army private suspected in one of the biggest security breaches in U.S. history say WikiLeaks has fulfilled its pledge to aid in his defense by contributing $15,100. The Bradley Manning Support Network announced the gift ...

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Astrachan and Easton: Fight WikiLeaks case in court, not cyberspace

If WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange conspired with Bradley Manning to acquire and disseminate classified government documents, the United States should indict, extradite, and prosecute him. But the United States government should not use extralegal means to coerce or bribe American ...

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Brace for the post-WikiLeaks information ‘big chill’

WASHINGTON — After the latest WikiLeaks revelations, the government is setting in motion a new information “big chill,” reversing almost a decade of post-Sept. 11 efforts to nudge U.S. officials into sharing sensitive documents. The Pentagon has detailed new security ...

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Feds kill plan for $100M Md. diplomatic training center

ANNAPOLIS — Federal officials say they are abandoning an effort to build a State Department training facility in Queen Anne’s County. General Services Administrator Martha Johnson announced the decision Monday afternoon, noting community and environmentalist objections to the $100 million ...

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