WL releases Reykjavik 13 cablepurportedly from Manning. I am sorry for the unintended consequences of my actions. Manning arrested in Iraq. The New York Times. For the number of documents involved, and the penalty if convicted, see "WikiLeaks: San Diego Union Tribune.
When the video of their conversation he posted on YouTube went viralit made him, in one journalist's estimation, "the poster boy for the DADT repeal".
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Archived from the original on April 29, Retrieved 26 September She returned to Iraq on February 11, with no acknowledgement from WikiLeaks that they had received the files. For Manning's letter, see Manning, March 10,pp. On May 4,while Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen addressed the graduating cadets at West Pointa cadet asked what would happen if the next administration were supportive of legislation allowing gays to serve openly. By Septemberher relationship with Watkins was in trouble; they reconciled for a short time, but it was effectively over.
You may also like. Reformers were led by Democratic Congressman Barney Frank of Massachusettswho favored modification but ultimately voted for the defense authorization bill with the gay ban languageand Barry Goldwatera former Republican Senator and a retired Major General,  who argued on behalf of allowing service by open gays and lesbians. He said that, in leaking the material, Manning had been "acting out [a] grandiose ideation". According to Daniel Domscheit-Berga former WikiLeaks spokesperson, part of the WikiLeaks security concept was that they did not know who their sources were. His current confinement conditions are troubling to many both here in the United States and abroad. We're in the middle of a conflict right now. American Civil Liberties Union.