Opening Act: Bradley Manning apologizes.
Opening Act: Bradley Manning Apologizes
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Aug. 15 2013 8:34 AM

Opening Act: Bradley Manning Apologizes

Only the Guardian seems to have posted Bradley Manning's entire pre-sentencing apology for his leaks.

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At the time of my decisions, as you know, I was dealing with a lot of issues, issues that are ongoing and continuing to affect me. Although a considerable difficulty in my life, these issues are not an excuse for my actions.
I understood what I was doing, and decisions I made. However, I did not fully appreciate the broader effects of my actions.
Those factors are clear to me now, through both self-refection during my confinement in various forms, and through the merits and sentecing testimony that I have seen here.

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