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Manning Trial Resumes As New Leak Scandal Unfolds

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FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) - Pfc. Bradley Manning's court-martial for giving hundreds of thousands of documents to WikiLeaks entered a second week.
    
The trial resumed Monday under a fresh spotlight, as a new leak scandal unfolded in Washington involving another low-level intelligence employee who claimed to be exposing wrongdoing.
    
Like Manning, Edward Snowden could find himself hauled in by the U.S. government after taking responsibility for leaking information about secret U.S. surveillance programs to reporters.
    
Experts closely following both leaks say they are shocked to find out so many young, low-ranking people have such widespread access to powerful government secrets. They also say Manning's secret-spilling was more scatter-shot, while Snowden appeared more selective in what he released.
    
Testimony Monday focused on when Manning started searching for WikiLeaks and downloading information in Iraq.

 

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