Category Bradley Manning

Bradley Manning: Nobel Prize-Worthy Leader or Failed Follower?

As we wait for Bradley Manning’s sentencing, now that we know the death penalty is off the table with the one-count acquittal for “aiding the enemy,”┬áthere’s a lot of buzz about the morality of the information he released. One author praises Manning and says he deserves the Nobel Peace Prize; another┬ásays he has redefined the […]

Whistle-blowers: leaders paying a price for ethical choices

Emily Wax, in the Washington Post today, tells the story of two whistle-blowers who had to transform their lives when they stepped up to tell unpopular truths, and had to step down from the powerful positions that made them privy to those secrets. She profiles Thomas Drake, who revealed waste and fraud at the NSA, […]