Harvard withdraws Manning invitation
New York – Harvard University yesterday withdrew a fellowship invitation to Chelsea Manning, the transgender US Army soldier who was convicted of leaking classified data, after two top intelligence experts distanced themselves from the school.
Manning, 29, was released in May from a US military prison in Kansas where she had been serving time for passing secrets to the Wiki Leaks website in the biggest breach of classified data in the history of the US.
Harvard Kennedy School of government announced it had invited the controversial figure to be a visiting fellow and speak at a forum. –