In a pretrial hearing Friday in Fort Meade, Md., Army Pfc. Bradley Manning testified that he had made a noose with a sheet while in custody in Kuwait, but said he didn't contemplate suicide when he was confined ina brig in Quantico, Va.
Tensions on Capitol Hill continue centered on spending reform. As David Hawkings of CQ reports, even measures that would normally receive bipartisan support, like Sandy relief and defense, have seen pushback.
Pre-trial testimony continues today in the WikiLeaks case of Bradley Manning, the Army private charged with giving classified information to the website. Manning is seeking dismissal of all charges on the grounds that he was mistreated in military prison before his trial.
Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is expected to testify in a pretrial hearing in Fort Meade, Md., this week about his treatment in a Marine Corps. brig after he was arrested for his role in the leak of 250,000 U.S. diplomatic cables.
As the trial of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning finally begins to progress in Fort Meade, three Nobel Laureates signed a letter in The Nation calling on Americans to support him as a courageous whistleblower.
An Israeli airstrike kills the top Hamas military commander. Congress holds hearings on the Benghazi, Libya, consulate attack. And China’s ruling Communist Party names its top leader. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno to discuss the week’s top international stories, what happened and why.
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