Bradley Manning Says He Leaked Documents in Order to Begin War Debate

Pleaded guilty yesterday, faces 20 years in prison as well as a possible life sentence if the prosecution successfully pursue 12 more charges


FORT MEADE, Md. (AP)—After almost three years in custody, the Army private accused in the biggest leak of classified material in U.S. history said he did it because he wanted the public to know how the American military was fighting wars in Iraq and Afghanistan with little regard for human life.