FT. MEADE, Md. — The sentencing phase in Pfc.
Robert A. Carr, now a corporate lead executive for defense contractor Northrop Grumman, is expected to give detailed testimony about the damage caused when Manning provided hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the anti-secrecy organization
Much of Carr's work in his final Army assignment was to weigh what kind of secret data was being obtained by WikiLeaks and to gauge how it might harm infantry troops in combat areas or endanger U.S. national security issues and foreign policy.
Prosecutors and defense attorneys agreed with the judge, Army Col. Denise Lind, that Manning, a 25-year-old former intelligence analyst in Iraq, faces a maximum prison term of 136 years, reduction in rank to enlisted private, a dishonorable discharge from the service and a forfeiture of all his pay and allowances.
But they disagreed over how much in monetary fines, if any, Manning ultimately should be ordered to pay -- no easy task considering he likely will spend decades in a military prison at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.
Manning was convicted Tuesday of violating the