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LEIGH SALES, PRESENTER: An Iraq-based US military analyst has been arrested on suspicion of leaking
classified combat video and documents to the whistleblower website Wikileaks.

22-year-old Bradley Manning was turned in after boasting to a former computer hacker that he'd
leaked video of a controversial US military helicopter strike.

The video showed the US military shooting civilians and journalists in Baghdad in 2007.

The former hacker, Adrian Lamo, says he felt obliged to contact army investigators and FBI agents
after being told of the leaks.

It's alleged Bradley Manning also supplied 260,000 secret diplomatic cables to Wikileaks.