Breaking: Bradley Manning Found Not Guilty of Aiding Enemy. UPDATE: Guilty of 20 Other Charges, Faces Maximum of 136 Years

Bradley Manning, the US army private accused of leaking thousands of classified documents, has been found guilty of espionage but not guilty of aiding the enemy.
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Bradley Manning, the US army private accused of leaking thousands of classified documents, has been found guilty of espionage but not guilty of aiding the enemy.
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UPDATE 2: The Guardian is reporting that Manning faces up to 130 years on the other charges he was found guilty of:

Bradley Manning, the source of the massive WikiLeaks trove of secret disclosures, faces a possible maximum sentence of more than 130 years in military jail after he was convicted of most charges on which he stood trial.

Colonel Denise Lind, the military judge presiding over the court martial of the US soldier, delivered her verdict in curt and pointed language. "Guilty, guilty, guilty, guilty," she repeated over and over, as the reality of a prolonged prison sentence for Manning – on top of the three years he has already spent in detention – dawned.

The BBC puts this number at 136, but as the Huff Post reports, the sentencing (that will go ahead tomorrow) is 'highly discretionary' by the judge.

UPDATE 1: According to the Guardian:

• Manning has been found guilty of five espionage charges

• He has been found guilty of five theft charges

This just in. From the BBC:

Bradley Manning, the US army private accused of leaking thousands of classified documents, has been found guilty of espionage but not guilty of aiding the enemy.

Pte Manning has been found guilty of 20 charges in total.

He had acknowledged leaking the documents to anti-secrecy organisation Wikileaks but said he did so to spark a debate on US foreign policy.

More updates to follow.