Carrie Cordero, a senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security and law professor, spoke with The World’s host Marco Werman about what might happen next in the case — and what Assange's arrest means for news organizations publishing national security stories.
Jennifer was once named Edward, a hard-boiled Army sergeant and career soldier in the infantry. But now that her service is done and she's transitioned to being a woman, DOD policies keep her from taking full advantage of veterans benefits unless she reveals that she has transitioned from the other gender.
U.S. soldier Bradley Manning was recently sentenced to 35 years in military prison for leaking state secrets, but one day later shocked many by coming out as transgendered. Manning, who asked to be referred to as Chelsea going forward, may find support for her new identity difficult to come by in Army prison.