The US has told the BBC how it believes an alleged whistle-blower obtained classified diplomatic data despite being located at a field base in Iraq.
Bradley Manning faces two charges related to the illegal transfer and transmission of classified information.
The US said the 22-year old serviceman was suspected of downloading data from SIPR Net, a US military network.
He reportedly then passed on the data, including army videos and diplomatic messages, to the WikiLeaks website.
WikiLeaks has repeatedly said it does not have the confidential messages and the site itself is not mentioned in the charges against Private First Class (Pfc) Manning.
Read More/Source: BBC News