Simply horrific

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  1. Just_A_Mom

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    There are some very large air bases and army bases in the Middle East. In Qatar, for example, there is a very large Air Force presence. The Qataris, and migrant workers living there from places like Afghanistan and Iraq, that I talked to about having such a large military base felt relieved to have the US military in their country. They said that the Airmen were kind, interested in the Qatari culture and respectful. Some of the migrant workers from other countries felt that the US military was a godsend in times of conflict.

    It would seem that, judging from this level of care for the US military displayed by various people from around the world, no one would resent the United States. Yet, as the result of simply horrific and inhumane actions like this, that conflict between the US military and native populations still exists, in my opinion.
     
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    "DER SPIEGEL" has never been a friend of the US but here is a "DAILY MAIL" followup:

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...ers-posing-partially-naked-Afghan-corpse.html

    Still don't see the photos but only old Abu Ghraib. Lt. Ligsay may be more culpable than Col Tunnell since according to the article he was on scene. Another William Calley? Believe me this will be picked up on the wires and the world press. Put an Ace of Spades in their mouth and we can start it all over again.
     
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    well I’m sure this is really good for the Taliban, they won’t mind using this for propaganda.
     
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    All nice but that was before the deployment. Oct 2009.

    Fast forward a year:
    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/10/13/AR2010101306280.html

     
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    Reucere: Sixty Seven Years.

    http://www.geoffmetcalf.com/patton_20010914.html

    35 KIA, 6 ACD & 239 WIA. .0736 casualty rate in twelve months. 380 casualties would be correctly considered a decimated brigade. No report of what the Brigade accomplished during its tour.
     

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