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UPDATED: Here’s the Thursday edition of this blog.
10:10 WL Central interviews Gitmo file expert, and WikiLeaks volunteer, Andy Worthington.
8:55 Reporter at the National Catholic Reporter tells me the military will be taking him on a press tour of Bradley Manning’s new home, Leavenworth, tomorrow. Not sure if many others invited or solo tour, will check, but interesting…
8:40 You can now write Bradley Manning at: Prisoner # 89289 ~ 830 Sabalu Road ~ Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027 USA
8:00 Remember that Guardian story yesterday (it was on front page) about Al-Qaeda bomber also informing for the Brits’ M-16 spy service? Now lawyer for the guy mocks the story and the whole idea in column at — The Guardian. Just "gossip" from the Gitmo files, he says.
2:52 We reportred yesterday on hints and tweets about the FBI probably serving subpoenas related to WikiLeaks grand jury in Alexandria, VA. Now Glenn Greenwald has full report. The first person known about lives in Cambridge, MA., where many Manning friends reside, and case links to Espionage Act, apparently.
2:00 Stars & Stripes tweaks Pentagon flack Morrell for complaining that Gitmo files released wrecked his Easter, boo-hoo.
12:30 Absurd NYT blog post on WikiLeaks more interested in "leaing and spinning" which somehow "are not about uncovering the truth." Writer ignores evidence to contrary in his own story.