Tag: Chelsea Manning

Trump initiates Trans service turmoil, but policy remains unchanged for now

By | 08/01/2017

On July 26th, President Trump issued via Twitter his decision that transgender personnel would no longer be able to serve in the military. After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept…Read More »

On Watch Summer 2017 issue now available

By | 07/30/2017

The Summer 2017 issue of On Watch: Critical Perspectives on Military Law is now available to the general public. Members and paid subscribers get early access to On Watch. Join now. Online articles are hyperlinked; the PDF version can be downloaded using…Read More »


By | 06/30/2017
This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series  On Watch 28.2 Summer 2017

By David Gespass On May 17, 2017, Chelsea Manning walked out of Fort Leavenworth thanks to the commutation of her sentence by outgoing President Barack Obama. The seven years she spent in confinement were far less than the 35 she was sentenced…Read More »

The Injustices of Manning’s Ordeal

By | 05/04/2017
This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series  On Watch 28.1 Spring 2017

For exposing war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan, Pvt. Chelsea Manning suffered nearly seven years in prison, an ordeal President Obama finally is ending but without acting on the crimes she revealed. After overseeing the aggressive prosecution and near-seven-year incarceration of Army…Read More »