Manning Convicted Of Espionage
Army Private Bradley Manning could face up to 100 years in prison after he was convicted today for the leaking of classified government information. After a 16 hour deliberation the Judge in the case, Army Col. Denise Lind, Convicted Manning of espionage, theft and other charges, more than three years after he gave military secrets to the whistleblowing website WikiLeaks.
Manning was acquitted of aiding the enemy, which was the most serious charge he faced going into the trial.
Manning was convicted of 19 of 21 charges and could face up to 128 years in federal prison. His sentencing hearing begins Wednesday.