Raising the Burden of Proof For A Manning Conviction

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A judge ruled Wednesday that government prosecutors will have to prove that when Bradley Manning leaked secret documents to Wikileaks he had "reason to believe" the information could be used to harm the U.S. and help al-Qaeda or foreign enemies. The ruling by Judge Denise Lind at a preliminary hearing in Baltimore raises the bar for convicting Manning of the most serious charge he faces.

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