Manning pleads guilty to lesser charges, with 20 years max sentence, but not to aiding enemy
Bradley Manning has pleaded guilty to "10 lesser charges"
, and will read out a 35-page statement on the leak of diplomatic cables to Wikileaks and the motivations behind it, according to The Guardian's Ed Pilkington
. Pilkington reports that the charges carry a maximum sentence of 20 years, "but #BradleyManning pleads NOT guilty to the big government charge - 'aiding the enemy' - that could see him jailed for life."