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America's war in Afghanistan: murdered civilians, mistreated veterans
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The longer this misguided occupation continues, the greater the human toll – on all sides – accrues.

Amy Goodman,

Thursday 15 March 2012 15.14 GMT

US Army Specialist Jared Richardson gets his hair cut near Joint Base
Lewis-McChord, as Brigadier General Carsten Jacobson, Isaf spokesman,
gives a TV press conference about Sunday's shootings of 16 civilians in
Kandahar, Afghanistan. Photograph: Ted S Warren/AP

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. The massacre near
Belambai, in Kandahar, Afghanistan, has shocked the world and intensified the calls for an end

Added: Mar-15-2012 Occurred On: Mar-15-2012
By: allyssa
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