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Harvard dumps Chelsea Manning as ‘visiting fellow’ after pressure from CIA

Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government has rescinded an invitation to Chelsea Manning to serve as a visiting fellow. The move appears to be in response to pressure from two former CIA directors who withdrew their own commitments to speak at the university over Manning’s invitation.

The Kennedy School extended the invitation to Manning earlier this week, inviting her to campus for a day to discuss “LGBTQ identity in the military.” This prompted former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell to announce that he was resigning — effective immediately — as a non-resident senior fellow at the Kennedy School in protest. He insisted he could not be part of an organization “that honors a convicted felon and leaker of classified information.” …

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