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He Bradley -- point was you ought to know what your government's doing.
And I guess we do now and I guess he'll go away now.
Well I -- -- when I guess that -- NBC and I believe he's been sentenced tomorrow but it's important understand that.
That -- this may have been a victory for the defense I think in many ways it was he's not getting away with anything.
21 separate counts of things ranging from espionage to orders violations and actually leaking classified information.
So he is getting punished he he and many is is is pled guilty in an accepted responsibility for breaking those laws.
Associating the enemy is really the only one that the government didn't get -- on.
What was your take on the fact that they didn't.
Well I mean like everyone else what kind of left speculating because -- Trier of fact in this case unlike most cases was the judge.
The judge actually ruled on the law and also.
-- -- -- -- -- -- Finder of of guilt or not guilt in this case as opposed to Jerry and so.
All we can do is really speculate and I think that.
In this case it for this law today that.
This -- really never comes around I mean 1970 Israel last time someone is convicted for some -- in 78.
Right -- that's when part of the Espionage Act which is the reason this actually became illegal.
And it -- that was essentially a case where somebody was disclosing information because they wanted Americans to be killed they wanted the enemy to have this information.
And in this case I think the government just was not able to prove that pfc Manning intentionally disclose this to the enemy.
You know that this he disclose it to WikiLeaks a third party and.
It's kind of a case of first impression and then they understand there's gonna see -- how how this affects cases later on.
That will be interesting to see -- we watching Jeffrey king good to see you thank you.
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