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( PM) Adrian Lamo [AUTO-REPLY]: Tired of being tired( PM) Manning: ? Lamo asked him for details on what scandals the cables might expose.
and yet the depth so rich( PM) Lamo: give me some bona fides ... any specifics.( PM) Manning: this one was a test: Classified cable from US Embassy Reykjavik on Icesave dated ( PM) Manning: the result of that one was that the icelandic ambassador to the US was recalled, and fired( PM) Manning: thats just one cable...( PM) Lamo: Anything unreleased? i dont want to be a part of it In this chat, Manning discussed his role as a source for Wikileaks and his interactions with its enigmatic founder, Julian Assange.
( PM) Manning: i'd have to ask assange( PM) Manning: i zerofilled the original( PM) Lamo: why do you answer to him? He also talked about two videos he claimed he provided Wikileaks – one of an airstrike in Iraq in 2007, which he said he gave Wikileaks in February and which Wikileaks said it spent three months decrypting before publishing it this last April; and another video taken during an air strike in Afghanistan in 2009, which Wikileaks has acknowledged it possesses but has not yet published.
( PM) Manning: im a source, not quite a volunteer( PM) Manning: i mean, im a high profile source...
Lamo tipped off the FBI and the Army about Manning's claims, and on May 26, Manning was seized by Army authorities and put into pre-trial detention in Kuwait.
He remains in Kuwait while the Army Criminal Investigation Division and other agencies investigate whether he leaked classified information and determine if he should be charged with any crime.