Friday, May 11, 2007

U.S. Paying $2000 to Families of "Accidentally" Killed Afghanis, Iraqis

"Until recently, the press has rarely covered the U.S. military program that occasionally offers “condolence” payments to Iraqis and Afghans whose loved ones have been killed or injured by our troops.
"Those 19 deaths in Afghanistan (and 50 wounded), by the way, were not the result of some unintentional air strike. Troops, angry about a bomb attack on them, carried out a rampage along a ten-mile stretch of highway, shooting villagers apparently at random."

Gen. Petraeus and the $2000 Payoff

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