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CIA Director Takes Negative Tone on Wikileaks

By Eileen Sullivan and Deb Reichmann | Apr 15
CIA Director Mike Pompeo has denounced the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks as a "hostile intelligence service" and a threat to U.S. national security, a condemnation that differed sharply from President Donald Trump's past praise of the organization.

WikiLeaks: We'll Work With Tech Firms to Defeat CIA Hacking

By Raphael Satter | Mar 10
WikiLeaks will work with technology companies to help defend them against the Central Intelligence Agency's hacking tools, founder Julian Assange said Thursday, an approach which sets up a potential conflict.

German Parliament Chief to OK Probe of WikiLeaks Documents

Dec 5
The speaker of the German Parliament is planning to approve a criminal investigation into the leak of confidential documents relating to U.S. intelligence activities in the country.

WikiLeaks Publishes CIA Director John Brennan's Emails

By Ken DiLanian and Stephen Braun | Oct 24
The WikiLeaks organization posted material Wednesday from what appears to be CIA Director John Brennan's personal email account, including a draft security clearance application containing personal information.

Wikileaks Founder Lambasts Gov’t in SXS Interactive Skype Appearance

By Barbara Ortutay | Mar 9
Fugitive Wikileaks founder Julian Assange discussed government surveillance, journalism and the situation in Ukraine on Saturday in a streaming-video interview.

Chelsea Manning: Trans Behind Bars

By Christiana Lilly | Oct 11
Pvt. Bradley Manning made waves when he released classified documents to Wikileaks. Then, after being sentenced to 35 years in prison, she captured everyone’s attention again after coming out as a transgender woman.

Lawyer to AP: Pvt. Manning Willing to Pay for Hormone Treatments If She Can Get Them in Prison

Aug 27
Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning, previously known as Bradley Manning, wants estrogen treatments to promote breast development and other female characteristics, which she’d be willing to pay for, while she’s incarcerated at Fort Leavenworth.

Manning’s Gender Transition Sets Up Legal Showdown

By David Dishneau | Aug 23
Bradley Manning is the first transgender military inmate to ask for hormone treatments, a request that could lead to a legal showdown over how - and if - the soldier convicted in the WikiLeaks case will be allowed to live as a female behind bars.

Manning Sentenced to 35 Years in WikiLeaks Case

By David Dishneau and Pauline Jelinek | Aug 21
Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was sentenced Wednesday to 35 years in prison for giving hundreds of thousands of secret military and diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks in one of the nation’s biggest leak cases.

From Obscurity, Manning Became a Polarizing Symbol

By David Crary | Jul 31
Bradley Manning was imprisoned by the military, branded a traitor by the U.S. government and reviled by many Americans. Some called for his execution for giving troves of classified secrets to WikiLeaks for global distribution.

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