As more details emerge in Sunday's slaughter of 16 Afghan civilians, the Wall Street Journal reports on an unfortunate "what if." It turns out that the small base where the accused Army staff sergeant was stationed was aware he left around 3am, thanks to an Afghan soldier who spotted him...
A U.S. Army sergeant accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians in cold blood last year pleaded guilty on Wednesday to premeditated murder and other charges under a deal with military prosecutors to avoid the death penalty.Staff Sergean... Read Post
There are fears that the killing of 16 Afghan civilians on Sunday, reportedly by a U.S. Army staff sergeant, will inflame the people of that nation. But, "so far that has not come to pass," NPR's Quil Lawrence reports. Read Post