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Robert Bales Afghanistan Shooting

U.S. Soldier Faces Victims Of Afghan Massacre

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 10.21.2013 | World

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. — A brother of the U.S. soldier who slaughtered 16 Afghan civilians last year began making the case Wednesday fo...

Soldier To Admit Afghan Massacre

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 07.29.2013 | World

SEATTLE — Staff Sgt. Robert Bales was "crazed" and "broken" when he slipped away from his remote southern Afghanistan outpost and attacked mud-w...

Can Neuroscience Predict Human Behavior?

Judith G. Edersheim, J.D., M.D. | Posted 02.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith G. Edersheim, J.D., M.D.

In the years to come, neuroscience may evolve to yield solid predictions about how genetics and brain conditions can influence a specific individual's particular choices at particular times. But for now, the tools of neuroscience should not be accorded the deference of mathematical certainty.

Harrowing Details Of Afghanistan Massacre Revealed

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. — The soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians watched as child after child described the bloodbath that l...

Who's on Trial with Sergeant Bales?

John Graham | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
John Graham

Sgt. Bales should not go into the dock alone. Many of us should be there too, charged with willful ignorance, with acting as if war was not what it is -- a series of relentlessly horrific acts destroying bodies, psyches and souls.

U.S. Paid Families Of Afghanistan Shooting Victims

AP | MIRWAIS KHAN and HEIDI VOGT | Posted 05.25.2012 | World

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — The U.S. paid $50,000 in compensation for each villager killed and $11,000 for each person wounded in a shooting rampage...

VIDEO: Andrew Bacevich on Sgt. Robert Bales

Bill Moyers | Posted 05.23.2012 | Media
Bill Moyers

2012-03-23-Capture.JPG Does Robert Bales symbolize a larger problem in our military ranks?

Afghanistan Shootings Raise Questions On PTSD

AP | JULIE WATSON | Posted 05.23.2012 | World

SAN DIEGO — It is still not known if the soldier accused of killing 17 Afghans was ever diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder – bu...

The Afghanistan Killings: Time for Self-Reflection

Rajan Menon | Posted 05.22.2012 | World
Rajan Menon

It's easy to express outrage and sadness over the Panjwai killings and to debate their cause. What's harder to do, but what we should do, is to reflect on ourselves in the light of what occurred.

Afghanistan Shooting Suspect Involved IN 2008 Assault Incident

AP | MIKE BAKER and MANUEL VALDES | Posted 05.22.2012 | World

OLYMPIA, Wash. — A second incident involving alcohol and violence surfaced Thursday in the background of the Army staff sergeant suspected of ki...

Suspect In Afghan Shooting Massacre To Be Charged With 17 Counts Of Murder: Official

AP | PAULINE JELINEK and LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 05.22.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales will be charged with 17 counts of murder, assault and a string of other offenses in the massacre of Af...

Wife Of Suspected Shooter Speaks Out

Posted 03.22.2012 | World

The wife of the U.S. soldier who is suspected of killing 16 civilians in Afghanistan offered her condolences to the families of the victims. In a s...

Reflections on Panjwai

Joao Hwang | Posted 05.20.2012 | Impact
Joao Hwang

If you want to support the troops ask the right questions: What was his mental state when he allegedly killed those civilians? If he was under mental distress, why was he not removed from the battlefield?