Defense opens case in Manning's WikiLeaks trial with leaked video of US helicopter attack

  • by: DAVID DISHNEAU , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 8, 2013 - 6:45 PM

FORT MEADE, Md. — Lawyers for an Army private who gave mountains of classified information to WikiLeaks opened their defense at his court-martial Monday with leaked video of a U.S. helicopter attack in Baghdad — footage in which airmen laugh and call targets "dead bastards."

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