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Originally posted by FFS4000
Why do they think that 1 highly trained and experienced soldier couldn't kill 16 in 2 villages in an hour, i would have said if it was 20 troops we would be looking at 2 completely dead villages every single person dead. Parliamentary investigations generally means a pen pusher and not even in the locale. I cant see 20 personnel being in cahoots and just shooting mainly women and children, they would have wiped both villages especially as the villages are in alleged talban support areas
Originally posted by KingAtlas
I made a whole thread about this the day after it happened, and I got no replies...
I had more info and sources.
There are alot of the eyewitnesses that were saying it was more, and as I said in my thread, if they are truly treating it as murderss, then they would have to take eyewitness accounts in to it, but they aren't.
Originally posted by purplemer
An Afghan parliamentary investigation team has implicated up to 20 US troops in the massacre of 16 civilians in Kandahar early on Sunday morning. It contradicts NATO's account that insists one rogue soldier was behind the slaughter.
This story is coming out a little different to the current offical story and if it is true I cannot see the Afgan government putting up with this kind of stuff much longer.
“We are convinced that one soldier cannot kill so many people in two villages within one hour at the same time, and the 16 civilians, most of them children and women, have been killed by the two groups,” investigator Hamizai Lali told Afghan News.
Whatever happened here is sad. The cold blooded death of women and children by trained professional soldiers should not happen. Iit was stated that if that International community did not act of the information that the US collation would be declared as an occupying force..
"If the international community does not play its role in punishing the perpetrators, the Wolesi Jirga [parliament] would declare foreign troops as occupying forces,”
Originally posted by Destiny Of Souls
Yeah, they think a man who was not only trained to kill, but had multiple tours in areas with live combat, couldn't kill 16 unarmed, sleepy civilians?
As despicable as it was, he could have easily done that.
This 'investigation' is from the same Afghan forces that have a 30% literacy rate.
Originally posted by beezzer
reply to post by popsmayhem
I just can't believe that people are shocked that deaths occur in war.
Sure, if this guy acted out, he deserves to be punished. If twenty acted out, then THEY deserve to be punished.
But you don't cancel the mission because of it.
Originally posted by badconduct
I understand all the anger and all from the Afghan people (I'd be pissed too)... but...
This is nothing compared to World War II. We have stock piles of nuclear weapons. If they want a real war, they can have a real war, but I am guaranteeing it's not going to cross the ocean.
Originally posted by LastProphet527
Originally posted by CourageousEyesoftheHeart
Originally posted by beezzer
Originally posted by Hendrix92TheUniverse
You are a rude, callous, and uncaring individual.
So how about this, tonight while your sleeping, I'll kick down your door and kill your entire family before your eyes, and then kill you slowly.
If innocent people are killed, its wrong, no matter where they live.
See you later.
Sorry you see me that way.
But this is war. People die.
If these16 died at the hands of an American soldier, unjustly? Then he will be punished.
I can assure you of that.
But we don't alter foreign policy because of it.
You god damn well should. Who the f#$& are Americans to decide who lives and dies? Your foreign policy has been one of WAR and abuse for decades. And this is something you're proud of?
You get ass whipped with an inside job on 9/11(for Foreign policy no doubt, one that couldn't be sold with out murdering American citizens) and you just accept that it's okay to keep on murdering innocent people wherever they are based on lies for "Foreign Policy." It's a joke that you're proud of this.
US foreign policy is Shameful. Disgusting. Deplorable. Worthy of scorn wrath and vengeance. Protect your own ass, get what you can, lie, cheat, steal and do whatever it takes to come out on top. America F**ck Yeah! More like America F**ck off!
edit on 16-3-2012 by CourageousEyesoftheHeart because: (no reason given)
'Its the American Way'
By the way,i think this site is 97% white, and the mods are about 99.2% white,so your time will be limited if you go off like this,i think you need to erase just a couple of the f>bombs.
Originally posted by MidnightTide
In all honestly, just leave Afghanistan. Nation building does not work, as is being shown.