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7 police officers dead in suicide attack

A suicide car bomb targeting a military convoy killed seven Afghan police officers in northern Afghanistan on Thursday, authorities said. The strike occurred in Aghantepa, a village in the Aman Sahib district of Kunduz province. A provincial official reported the attack, which was confirmed by the country's Interior Ministry. FULL POST

August 5th, 2010
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Who is Bradley Manning?

Right now, Bradley Manning is alone.

The 22-year-old U.S. Army private, suspected of involvement in the largest-ever intelligence leak in American history, is in solitary confinement at Quantico, the Marine Corps base in Virginia. He's facing eight counts of violating U.S. Criminal Code for allegedly leaking a secret military video from the Iraq war that made its way to WikiLeaks.org.

If convicted, he could go to prison until he's a very old man.

People who say they know Manning describe him as naturally adept at computers, smart and opinionated, even brash. Friends and acquaintances paint a picture of a person who, from a young age, couldn't help but get involved when he perceived an injustice. It was a tendency that sometimes sparked confrontation with authority figures and those who disagreed with him, they say.

Read the full profile from CNN.com's Ashley Fantz


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