US soldier faces hearing in Afghanist...

US soldier faces hearing in Afghanistan massacre

There are 2 comments on the The Kansas City Star story from Nov 5, 2012, titled US soldier faces hearing in Afghanistan massacre. In it, The Kansas City Star reports that:

The U.S. soldier accused of carrying out one of the worst atrocities of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars is appearing in a military courtroom, where prosecutors will for the first time lay out their case that he slaughtered 16 people, including children, during a predawn raid on two villages in the Taliban's heartland.Staff Sgt.

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Sheik Yerbouti

Richmond, IN

#1 Nov 7, 2012
He probably won't serve much jail time. Lt. Calley only served 30 days for the murder of over 400 civilians including women and children in the Mai Lai massacre in Viet Nam. The US military has never taken war crimes seriously.

Stoney Creek, Canada

#2 Nov 7, 2012
Taliban daily kills tens of Afghani people. In Afghanistan dying is nothing special.

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