BAGHDAD – An American soldier suspected of leaking a military video of an attack on unarmed men in Iraq was charged with multiple counts of mishandling and leaking classified data and putting national security at risk, the U.S. Army said in a statement Tuesday.
Army Spc. Bradley Manning is suspected of leaking a classified video that shows a group of men walking down the street before being repeatedly shot by the Apache helicopters. The American gunners can be heard laughing and referring to the men as "dead bastards."
If convicted on all charges, Manning could be sentenced to a maximum 52 years in prison.
Answer by UpSheRises at 4:20 PM on Jul. 6, 2010
He's lucky they don't charge him with treason for giving away classified information and endangering national security.
Answer by Natesmom507 at 12:44 AM on Jul. 7, 2010
Answer by Lifes-A-Dance at 4:22 PM on Jul. 6, 2010