Serious Questions Remain In The Case Of The Biggest Civilian Massacre Since Vietnam

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    by Michael Kelley

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    Robert Bales

    Military prosecutors told a preliminary hearing that they will seek the death penalty in the case of the U.S. soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan villagers after they present evidence proving "chilling premeditation," Bill Rigby of Reuters reports.

    But there are legitimate uncertainties surrounding the worst case of civilian slaughter blamed on an individual U.S. soldier since Vietnam.

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    Sgt. Bales preliminary hearing ends with recommendation of death penalty...
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    Preliminary hearing ends in Afghan massacre case
    Nov 13,`12 -- Army prosecutors on Tuesday asked an investigative officer to recommend a death penalty court-martial for a staff sergeant accused of killing 16 Afghan villagers in a predawn rampage, saying that Staff Sgt. Robert Bales committed "heinous and despicable crimes."
     
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    What about the other hundreds of thousands of civilians killed in Iraq and Afghanistan by US troops? We going to sentence the whole US army to death? Or just Cheney and Rummy?
     

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