Friday, December 22, 2006
- For Who?Eight Marines were charged in connection with the deaths of 24 Iraqi civilians. The Marine Corps is sending a clear message to its officers: They will be held accountable for the actions of their subordinates.
This is looks like it will be similar to Abu Graib where only one low-ranking officer (Brig. General Janis Karpinski) was ever charged. The upper stratosphere that set the policies - for example the torture memo remain scott free.
Bush administration officials still have made no effort to hold contractors and their CEOs accountable or compensate victims for indiscriminate shootings of Iraqi civilians. Take a look at this trophy video:
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