Without whistleblowers, Iraq probably would have granted Obama's request to keep our troops there. Citation.
Even Obama's former con-law professor condemns Manning's treatment:
More than 250 of America's most eminent legal scholars have signed a letter protesting against the treatment in military prison of the alleged WikiLeaks source Bradley Manning, contesting that his "degrading and inhumane conditions" are illegal, unconstitutional and could even amount to torture.
Worse because Bush was an idiot, Obama is educated and yet still acts like a Napoleon.