Denver Nicks is a writer based in Washington, D.C. and the author of the forthcoming book PRIVATE: Bradley Manning, WikiLeaks, and the
Biggest Exposure of Official Secrets in American History. Follow him on Twitter at @DenverNicks.
The alleged WikiLeaks source faces court martial for twenty-two counts, including "aiding the enemy." But what damage was done is far from clear—and likely to go undiscussed in the courtroom.