(CBS NEWS) Army Pfc. Bradley Manning dumped hundreds of thousands of sensitive documents on to the Internet and into enemy hands, a prosecutor said Monday at the beginning of a trial for the biggest leak of classified information in U.S. history.
Manning, a 25-year-old former intelligence analyst from Oklahoma, has admitted to giving troves of information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, but military prosecutors are trying to prove Manning aided the enemy, which carries a potential life sentence.
"This is a case of about what happens when arrogance meets access to sensitive information," Capt. Joe Morrow said in his opening statement.
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