Chelsea Manning leaks had no strategic impact on US war efforts, Pentagon finds

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Uploading of more than 700,000 files to WikiLeaks had no significant strategic effect, analysis finds, putting into context the severe punishment she received

The publication of hundreds of thousands of secret US documents leaked by the Aarmy soldier Chelsea Manning in 2010 had no strategic impact on the American war efforts in Afghanistan and Iraq, a newly released Pentagon analysis concluded.

The main finding of the Department of Defense report, written a year after the breach, was that Manning’s uploading of more than 700,000 secret files to the open information organization WikiLeaks had no significant strategic effect on the US war efforts.

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