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In his own words: PJ Crowley on Bradley Manning today

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For anyone following the twists and turns of the Obama administration’s reaction to Wikileaks, this is essential reading.

P.J. Crowley makes the wider point – and makes it well – that “the United States should set the global standard for treatment of its citizens – and then exceed it.”

Author: philippathomas

I've been a BBC newswoman for 28 years: reporting from around the world. Currently to be seen anchoring BBC World News TV. Main interests - politics, diplomacy, tech, media, arts and all things American. I began this personal blog as a 2011 Nieman Journalism Fellow at Harvard. You can also find me talking daily news on Twitter at @PhilippaBBC, and sharing anything from travel photos to my year in books on Instagram at @philippanews. Thanks for reading!

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