Bradley Manning offers partial guilty plea to military court
Bradley Manning, the U.S. Army soldier accused of providing WikiLeaks with hundreds of thousands of classified documents, has offered to plead guilty. Sort of.
During a pre-trial hearing in military court today, Manning’s attorney, David Coombs, proposed a partial guilty plea covering a subset of the slew of criminal charges that the U.S. Army has lodged against him.
“Manning is attempting to accept responsibility for offenses that are encapsulated within, or are a subset of, the charged offenses,” Coombs wrote on his blog this evening. “The court will consider whether this is a…
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