Obama Interrupts Celebrity Apprentice to Announce Osama Bin Laden is Dead

By: Sunday May 1, 2011 7:50 pm

President Obama will be making a special announcement that Osama bin Laden is dead. NBC says that this was the result of a US action, and that the US has his body.


Bradley Manning: Punitive Psychiatric Status Remains, but Hopeful About Youth Uprising in Tunisia and Egypt

By: Monday January 31, 2011 9:40 am

Bradley Manning’s friend David House was initially quite concerned about Manning’s state of mind, and felt he was beginning to exhibit some of the damaging symptoms of prolonged isolation including emotional withdrawal and impaired cognitive function. Bradley seemed slow to respond when they spoke, and could not process information as quickly as he normally did. Bradley became excited and engaged, however, when David mentioned the uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt.

DoD Press Office Scrambling to Explain Bradley Manning’s Treatment

By: Thursday January 27, 2011 12:34 pm

Something is badly amiss in the Department of Defense’s efforts to tell its side of how it is treating Bradley Manning.

Quantico Brig Commander Continues to Abuse Authority, Defy Medical Experts in Manning Detention

By: Tuesday January 25, 2011 12:00 pm

Last night anonymous military officials admitted to NBC’s Jim Miklaszewski that Quantico Brig Commander James Averhart placed Bradley Manning on suicide watch as a way to punish him for failure to obey an order.

The admission comes after Manning’s friend David House was detained by military police and prevented from visiting him at Quantico last weekend. Jake Tapper of ABC News asked Robert Gibbs about the incident yesterday during a White House press briefing, and if the administration is concerned about the way Manning is being treated. Gibbs referred him to “the authorities that are holding him [Manning].”

McChrystal Relieved of Command; Obama Names Petraeus as Replacement in Afghanistan

By: Wednesday June 23, 2010 10:33 am

President Barack Obama has relieved Gen. Stanley McChrystal from his command of forces in Afghanistan and tapped Gen. David Petraeus to replace him.

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