Robert Mackay, writing in the NY Times Blog "The Lede", reports on the conditions facing Bradley Manning, the Army private in solitary confinement who is suspected of downloading the "secret" documents released by WikiLeaks. Here is the link.
The conditions are not good; so bad, in fact, that Manning is being given anti-depressants to prevent him from going nuts. It seems to me that he is being softened up so that he will testify -- truthfully or falsely, who knows? -- against Julian Assange. This sounds more and more like the Bush Justice Department redux.