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Bradley Manning: A Brave, Altruistic Soldier – with Col. Ann Wright

I contributed to this column by Colonel Ann Wright (retired) in the Huffington Post.

Having served in this country’s Army for 29 years, I know better than most that America has enemies. I also know well the simple acts of courage and heroism that the idealistic young men and women of our military many times undertake. As the trial progresses for Pfc Bradley Manning, who is facing charges for providing information to the whistleblower website Wikileaks, there will be many, including in my own military, who will say that Manning’s actions aided our enemies and hurt America. From my experience, I believe that Bradley Manning’s actions were instead those of a brave and altruistic soldier.

Read the full story in the Huffington Post.