I am glad you brought this up. War is horrific, hell, and everything else.
This type of behavior has been seen in all wars and maybe we need to highlight the causes and solutions beyond, ‘fry’ them.
I think you highlighted a major cause; redeploying soldiers over and over and over again will create monsters.
*I remember reading an article from members of Iraq Veterans Against War talking about how the killing of innocent civilians was encouraged by commanders, it came from the top down.
'The whole universe is going to die!'
What are the odds of a story like this coming to light at this particular time? The building of the Mosque, the nut wanting to burn Qurans, Afghans protesting and burning American flags, Imam Rauf saying we must build the mosque there for national security against radical Islam. This seems like it could be pour gas on the fire.
Am I turning into some kind of a conspiracy theory nut?
Catawa is my favorite bleeding heart liberal.
Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.
It is true, for all those doubters on the right.
Stryker brigade soldiers allegedly kept 'trophy' body parts | McClatchy
andNew details in Army charge sheets released Wednesday paint a disturbing picture of depravity, deceit and savage internal discipline involving at least 12 Stryker soldiers from Joint Base Lewis-Mc-Chord in Washington state during their recent deployment to Afghanistan.
Local News | Stryker soldiers allegedly took corpses' fingers | Seattle Times Newspaper
The army is releasing information now that the story has broken. I would wager they have been trying to keep it under raps for as long as possible (I would if I were them), and will not release much information as it could inflame the situation and hurt a possible conviction.
"The crisis will end when fear changes sides" - Pablo Iglesias Turrión
"Austerity is used as a cover to reconfigure society and increase inequality and injustice." - Jeremy Corbyn
"I am appalled that somebody who is the nominee...would take that kind of position"
"A court took away a presidency"
"...the brother of a man running for president was the governor of the state..."
It's horrifying because Trump is blunt instead of making overt implications.