The murder of 17 Afghan civilians – most of them children – by staff sergeant Robert Bales may be far worse than we think at present.
President Barack Obama’s top commander in Afghanistan will make recommendations about how quickly the United States should pull out of the war there late this year
"There's no forensic evidence." "There's no medical examiner's evidence. There's no evidence about how many alleged victims or where those remains are." "So it's fascinating from a defence lawyer's perspective. Prove it."
He was $1.2million in debt after 'defrauding pensioner of life savings' Claims he was NOT drunk and cannot remember shootings Captain speaks of admiration for Bales quitting his job after 9/11 to serve
SSG Robert Bales plotted and executed an attack that killed innocent Afghan civilians. SSG Robert Bales is being sheltered in another nation. Afghan authorities have demanded he be given to them for punishment. The sheltering nation has refu
Among the favorite mantras of conservatives is “With freedom comes responsibility.”
Witnesses: Troops Lined Up All Men From Mokhoyan, Told Them They'd 'Pay'
We may never know what drove a US Army staff sergeant to head out into the Afghan night and allegedly murder at least 16 civilians in their homes, among them nine children and three women.
Torture is official US policy
In the wake of the massacre in Afghanistan, there has been much media coverage of the shooter, and almost none of the victims.
witnesses report seeing helicopters dropping chaff during the attack, a measure used to hide targets from ground attack. "Gillani added that locals suspect the massacre was revenge for attacks carried out last week on US forces that left several i
The war in Afghanistan—where the enemy is elusive and rarely seen, where the cultural and linguistic disconnect makes every trip outside the wire a visit to hostile territory,
The longer this misguided occupation continues, the greater the human toll – on all sides – accrues.
Allies pay in blood while others plot to exploit Afghanistan’s rich natural resources
Suppressed war crimes that happen daily
A new report could not be more different: "A parliamentary probe team on Thursday said up to 20 American troops were involved in Sunday’s killing of 16 civilians in southern Kandahar province." Another report says that the soldiers sexually assaulted
The New York Times yesterday conveyed important and exciting evidence of American progress in Afghanistan
I'm getting a bit tired of the "deranged" soldier story. It was predictable, of course.
Up to 20 US soldiers involved in latest massacre.
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The massacre of 16 Afghan civilians by a still-to-be-identified American soldier limns the course of American foreign policy in the post-9/11 era.
Delegation Rejects Single Shooter Narrative
Before the gun attack, US soldiers physically manhandled the two women and later turned their weapons on the helpless residents.
The American staff sergeant suspected of killing 16 Afghan villagers had been drinking alcohol
President Barack Obama's re-election campaign late Thursday released a Hollywood-caliber campaign film, 16 minutes and 56 seconds of Tom Hanks-narrated footage that trumpets Obama's achievements since taking office three years ago
It's a well-worn ritual - the expression of outrage and "shock", as President Obama put it. The "condolences to the families" offered by senior leaders of the occupying power to the latest victims of their supposedly benign occupation.
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With the war in Afghanistan seemingly blowing up in their faces, top Obama Administration officials are as determined as ever to shrug off criticism and insist that things are going just swimmingly, no changes required.
We may never know what drove a U.S. Army staff sergeant to head out into the Afghan night and allegedly murder at least 16 civilians in their homes, among them nine children and three women.
The current top comment pretty much sums it up...Scared of the killers you helped create, huh? Ironic....the incident is believed to be the first time they were stripped of guns during an address by their own secretary of defence.