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Kill Team

Skulking Away From a Failed War

Robert Koehler | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics
Robert Koehler

The official "end" to the Afghan war, while it doesn't mean the end of combat operations, does offer us a moment of disturbing reflection on what has been accomplished these last 13 years, during the first of our wars allegedly to eradicate, but in fact to promote, terror.

Massacre Story Sparks Both Outrage and Reflection

David Tereshchuk | Posted 05.16.2012 | Media
David Tereshchuk

Amid the worldwide horror and revulsion over nine Afghan children and seven adults evidently murdered by a US soldier, it was remarkable how, in the wake of the shootings, the Afghan media were so restrained in their coverage.

Why Didn't Military Officers Investigate "The Kill Team" Sooner?

Project On Government Oversight | Posted 05.28.2011 | World
Project On Government Oversight

What's most interesting about the Rolling Stone article, which offers a thorough look at how American soldiers in Afghanistan allegedly murdered Afghan civilians, is that it raises questions about military officer accountability.

Army Condemns Photos Of Afghan Killings Published By Rolling Stone

ROBIN HINDERY | Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. Army on Monday apologized for any distress caused by recently published photos of American soldiers posing with d...

Gruesome Details Of Army's 'Kill Team' In Afghanistan

Rolling Stone | Posted 05.27.2011 | World

Early last year, after six hard months soldiering in Afghanistan, a group of American infantrymen reached a momentous decision: It was finally time to...

Army: U.S. Soldiers Killed Afghan Civilians For Sport, Dismembered Bodies

Washington Post | Craig Whitlock | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

According to charging documents, the unprovoked, fatal attack on Jan. 15 was the start of a months-long shooting spree against Afghan civilians that r...

Soldier's Father: Army Was Warned Of Murder Plot

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEATTLE — The father of a U.S. soldier serving in Afghanistan says he tried nearly a half dozen times to pass an urgent message from his son to ...

U.S. Soldiers Allegedly Killed Afghan Civilians, Kept Body Parts As Trophies

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A dozen U.S. soldiers are charged with organizing a secret "kill team" which allegedly murdered Afghan civilians at random and cut fingers and other b...