H. Dean Pittman, PDAS Bureau of International Org Affairs, State Dept Unclassified Stipulation (Charged Cables w/ Links) | US v Pfc. Manning

H. Dean Pittman, Principal Acting Assistant Secretary Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State. The Bureau of International Organization Affairs is the primary interlocutor with the United Nations and is charged with advancing the President's agenda and the national interests of the United States. On June 27, 2013 the following unclassified and redacted stipulation of testimony was read into the Court record.

According to an unpublished transcript of the May 21, 2013 Article 39(a) session, Pittman was to testify in the U.S.G.'s case for The Specification, Charge I; Spec 1, 12, and 13, Charge II, which are for Aid Enemy; Wanton Publication,18 U.S.C 641 for State Department database; and 18 U.S.C. 1030(a)(1) for more than 75 State Department cables.

The unclassified stipulation was read and listed the following charged cables:

  1. 07USUNNEWYORK573 U.S. OFFICIALS BRIEF UNSYG ON PRESIDENT’S CLIMATE CHANGE INITIATIVE, DISCUSS DARFUR
  2. 07USUNNEWYORK575 UPDATE ON UN EFFORTS TO SET UP LEBANON TRIBUNAL
  3. 07USUNNEWYORK578 RUSSIA TRASHES MINIMALIST KOSOVO DRAFT RESOLUTION
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