In an opening statement prosecutor captain Joe Morrow said that the case against US soldier Private Bradley Manning was about what happens when 'arrogance meets access to sensitive information'.
This, your honour, this is a case about a soldier who systematically harvested hundreds of thousands of documents from classified databases and then dumped that information on to the Internet into the hands of the enemy.
This is a case of about what happens when arrogance meets access to sensitive information.
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