How do you keep secrets when Booz Allen, just one of many intelligence contractors, has more than 12,000 employees with top secret access?
Prosecutors would certainly pursue mishandling of intelligence and possibly espionage charges that could result in decades of prison time. But the first US challenge is to get Edward Snowden in custody.
Pfc. Bradley Manning, whose trial begins Monday, is accused of passing more than 700,000 government and military documents to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks.
Prosecutors charge Pfc. Bradley Manning with 'aiding the enemy' in leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks. They want to call as a witness a Navy SEAL involved in the Osama bin Laden raid.
US Army Private Bradley Manning indicated he intends to admit guilt for passing classified documents to WikiLeaks in court tomorrow in an apparent bid to discuss his political motives.