U.S. Intelligence Analyst Arrested in Wikileaks Video Probe

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Mon, Jun 7th, 2010 16:00 by capnasty NEWS

Federal officials have arrested an Army intelligence analyst who boasted of giving classified U.S. combat video and hundreds of thousands of classified State Department records to whistleblower site Wikileaks. SPC Bradley Manning, 22, of Potomac, Maryland, was stationed at Forward Operating Base Hammer, 40 miles east of Baghdad, where he was arrested nearly two weeks ago by the Army's Criminal Investigation Division. A family member says he?s being held in custody in Kuwait, and has not been formally charged. Manning was turned in late last month by a former computer hacker with whom he spoke online. Kids, if you're planning on doing this kind of stuff, heed at least this one bit of advice: Keep. Your. Mouth. Shut.

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