WikilLeaks: Manning sentence is 'strategic victory'

WikiLeaks tweeted that Bradley Manning's 35-year sentence was a "significant strategic victory" due to time in which the soldier could be released on parole.

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Significant strategic victory in Bradley Manning case. Bradley Manning now elegible for release in less than 9 years, 4.4 in one calculation

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WikiLeaks soldier jailed

US soldier Bradley Manning has been jailed for 35 years for giving WikiLeaks more than 700,000 US military and diplomatic documents. The site's founder Julian Assange has hailed Manning's sentence as a "tactical victory."