Billboard erected in Washington, D.C., by the Private Manning Support Network, via Wikipedia Commons

Edward Snowden in Perspective: Chelsea Manning


Chelsea Manning, formerly Bradley Manning, presents a difficult case of whistleblowing. Certainly she has retired the trophy for number of leaks: in 2010 she leaked to WikiLeaks some 250,000 United States diplomatic cables; and 500,000 army reports that have come to be known as the Iraq War logs and Afghan War logs. She also leaked videos of the July 12, 2007 Baghdad…