G.I. Tells of Ordering Execution of Unarmed Iraqi

Feb 9, 2008 | Posted by: Iria | Full story: www.nytimes.com

A top Army sniper testified Friday in a military court that he had ordered a subordinate to kill an unarmed Iraqi man who wandered into their hiding position near Iskandariya, then planted an AK-47 rifle near the body to support his false report about the shooting.

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Canadian Border

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Feb 9, 2008
 
Duh! Hey baby, it's a war.

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Feb 9, 2008
 
But we are not at war with Iraq! Everyone forgets that! Bush sent troops in to bring peace and liberty and democracy. All he did was ruin a working country. He should be tried for war crimes.

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Feb 9, 2008
 
Canadian Border wrote:
Duh! Hey baby, it's a war.
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Hey Baby! That is a double edge sword. What you do to others can and will come back to haunt your people. War does not always just happen to the other guy. Some day soldiers may be committing war crimes in your neighborhood against you and your loved ones, and then the whole world can laugh at you and tell you that "feces happens."

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Feb 9, 2008
 
Canadian Border wrote:
Duh! Hey baby, it's a war.
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Nuts like this are the first to go ballistic when a US Army invader is beheaded.
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Feb 9, 2008
 
Liberals for Al Qaeda!
America is bad and here's one case that PROVES it.

Except it's being tried in court.

Fortunately you left-wing nutroots have no power - you'd skip the soldiers trial and convict him with the evidence you read in the NYT.

Liberalism is a sickness.
Canadian Border

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Feb 9, 2008
 
The king has no clothes wrote:
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Hey Baby! That is a double edge sword. What you do to others can and will come back to haunt your people. War does not always just happen to the other guy. Some day soldiers may be committing war crimes in your neighborhood against you and your loved ones, and then the whole world can laugh at you and tell you that "feces happens."
Like hordes of chinamen? They'd freeze their sweet little asses off up here! Putzala! Got down to 50 BELOW ZERO last night. All we'd have to do is catapult snow at you. Then bulldoze you into Lake Superior.

Get out your map, if you can focus your eyes.
Canadian Border

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Feb 9, 2008
 
Buzz Flederjon wrote:
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Nuts like this are the first to go ballistic when a US Army invader is beheaded.
So maybe I've been there, feygelah.

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Feb 9, 2008
 
its a war
you are just gonna have to deal with it if you dont beleive it

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Feb 9, 2008
 
Canadian Border wrote:
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Like hordes of chinamen? They'd freeze their sweet little asses off up here! Putzala! Got down to 50 BELOW ZERO last night. All we'd have to do is catapult snow at you. Then bulldoze you into Lake Superior.
Get out your map, if you can focus your eyes.
Get out map if you can focus your racist eyes while you are wearing your rose colored glasses. Look at my IP address. I live near Siberia. It is 25 below zero here in the daytime and gets really cold at night.

China is not likely to invade the USA, but aggressors and aggressor nations cannot expect to always be on the safe end of the gun. America has enemies and the list is growing daily as America commits more and more atrocities. For every person American soldiers kill, several more new enemies are created. Do the math. Oh wait, sorry. I forgot math is not a strong suit in your country.
You are an idiot

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Feb 9, 2008
 
Canadian Border wrote:
Duh! Hey baby, it's a war.
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Sure, your country is not being invaded, or a member of your family getting shot. So no big deal, right moron?
EASY MONEY

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The king has no clothes wrote:
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Hey Baby! That is a double edge sword. What you do to others can and will come back to haunt your people. War does not always just happen to the other guy. Some day soldiers may be committing war crimes in your neighborhood against you and your loved ones, and then the whole world can laugh at you and tell you that "feces happens."
Sounds like a little more of that god crap of "do unto others". Everyone is a combatant in Iraq until they are proven otherwise, that includes women and children. War is a bitch, isn't it? OH, take the collar off!

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EASY MONEY wrote:
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Sounds like a little more of that god crap of "do unto others". Everyone is a combatant in Iraq until they are proven otherwise, that includes women and children. War is a bitch, isn't it? OH, take the collar off!
We can agree on one point. War is a bitch. However, payback is a bigger bitch and payback will be coming. Aggressors tend to find themselves on the receiving end of the same things they dish out. The numbers are growing of nations and individuals who want the aggression against the civilians in Iraq to stop. The horror stories have galvanized much of the world. Russia now is starting to get some backbone and may become a leader in resistance against the aggressor. Russia is a toothless giant these days, but still has some nukes and ability to deliver some payloads to targets anywhere in the world. So war might be a bitch in your neighborhood some day too.
Canadian Border

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Feb 9, 2008
 
Thus it depends upon whose ox is gored.
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Feb 9, 2008
 
What an idiot....
planting an AK-47 near the body.

I'd have put it in his hands and fired a round.

Now the blabbermouth is telling all..

It seems they don't make good soldiers anymore.

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The king has no clothes wrote:
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We can agree on one point. War is a bitch. However, payback is a bigger bitch and payback will be coming. Aggressors tend to find themselves on the receiving end of the same things they dish out. The numbers are growing of nations and individuals who want the aggression against the civilians in Iraq to stop. The horror stories have galvanized much of the world. Russia now is starting to get some backbone and may become a leader in resistance against the aggressor. Russia is a toothless giant these days, but still has some nukes and ability to deliver some payloads to targets anywhere in the world. So war might be a bitch in your neighborhood some day too.
Not a big deal, I've been to war and found it not to be disagreeable. The rules of engagement are bothersome though.
Canadian Border

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Feb 10, 2008
 
larry white wrote:
What an idiot....
planting an AK-47 near the body.
I'd have put it in his hands and fired a round.
Now the blabbermouth is telling all..
It seems they don't make good soldiers anymore.
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Roger that.

The fricking ay-rabs take our soldier boys, drag them through the streets and then set fire to them.
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Feb 10, 2008
 
larry white wrote:
What an idiot....
planting an AK-47 near the body.
I'd have put it in his hands and fired a round.
Now the blabbermouth is telling all..
It seems they don't make good soldiers anymore.
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He actually may not even have to worry about being convicted for 2 reasons. One, you can't tell who's strapped with explosives over there... and 2 because the guy wandered into their hiding position, and for a sniper in cover, that is generally considered a good kill, reguardless of wether it's a man, woman, or child, and wether or not they were armed. Sometimes giving away your position is simply not an option, even if it does mean inflicting some collateral damage.

As someone noted earlier... that's war... no one said you had to like it, in fact no soldier that's ever been there does.

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Libby McCain wrote:
Liberals for Al Qaeda!
America is bad and here's one case that PROVES it.
Except it's being tried in court.
Fortunately you left-wing nutroots have no power - you'd skip the soldiers trial and convict him with the evidence you read in the NYT.
Liberalism is a sickness.
You got that right. The media is having a field day with any bbad news they can report(distort)You nnever see the good things the US does on the tube or in print.
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Sure, your country is not being invaded, or a member of your family getting shot. So no big deal, right moron?
To date, the US' actions in Iraq have killed fewer than 100,000 Iraqi's... Sadam killed 1.2 million Iraqi's. Get some perspective, moron.
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Feb 10, 2008
 
"I haven't been in Iraq" but I've talked to soldiers who were in the Vietnam "conflict" and they stated that overseas the enemy uses civilians (women, children, elderly, etc.) to go to them and they have bombs attached to them. It makes sense that the american soldiers can't tell an enemy from a innocent !!!! It's not their fault, they are doing what they are told and protecting their life as well as they can in the process.. It is the leader of our country who is responsible for WHAT EVERY SOLDIER DOES whe in war for "he created them as murderers"

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