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Update 9/23/13: Greenwald on Snowden and Manning
« on: September 27, 2013, 14:17:45 PM »
Update 9/23/13: Greenwald on Snowden and Manning

Defending the NSA leaks

Glenn Greenwald to Haaretz: Why whistle-blower Snowden came to me
http://www.haaretz.com/weekend/magazine/.premium-1.547506

About half way through this extensive interview with Greenwald regarding his work with Edward Showden, they discuss Pvt. Manning’s contributions as well.


“On August 21, the former U.S. Army soldier Chelsea Manning ‏(born Bradley Manning‏) was sentenced to 35 years in prison for leaking 700,000 documents during her service in Iraq, including more than a quarter of a million diplomatic exchanges, to WikiLeaks. Like Snowden, Manning was an intelligent young person who was motivated by moral and ideological considerations…”
“Snowden admired Manning,” Greenwald says. “He was influenced by him and by Daniel Ellsberg [who leaked the Pentagon Papers in 1971].

Source: http://www.privatemanning.org/press/update-92313-greenwald-on-snowden-and-manning