Bradley Manning’s plea explained: live chat at 2pm ET Friday Manning read out a 35-page statement of his motives for transmitting classified documents. What’s next for him?

Bradley Manning's plea explained: live chat at 2pm ET Friday Manning read out a 35-page statement of his motives for transmitting classified documents. What's next for him?

Bradley Manning’s plea explained: live chat at 2pm ET Friday
Manning read out a 35-page statement of his motives for transmitting classified documents. What’s next for him? (click to access the story at The Guardian)

“We were obsessed with capturing and killing human targets on lists and ignoring goals and missions. I believed if the public, particularly the American public, could see this it could spark a debate on the military and our foreign policy in general [that] might cause society to reconsider the need to engage in counter-terrorism while ignoring the human situation of the people we engaged with every day.”

 

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