dead Afghans

  • April 19, 2012  

    In other news Thursday, bombers struck across central and northern Iraq, killing at least 30 people and wounding nearly 100. Half of the bombs hit security forces and government officials. In Afghanistan, President Hamid Karzai denounced photos showing U.S. soldiers posing with corpses of insurgents. Continue reading

  • April 18, 2012  

    Two photos published Wednesday in The Los Angeles Times — showing U.S. soldiers posing with the severed legs of a suicide bomber and the hand of a dead insurgent — drew severe condemnation from American officials including Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, who said it violates U.S. rules and “core values.” Jeffrey Brown reports. Continue reading

  • April 18, 2012  

    U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta condemned photos published Wednesday of soldiers posing with dead Afghan insurgents. Jeffrey Brown discusses how the latest in a series of U.S. humiliations might shape military efforts and U.S.-Afghan relations with The Washington Post’s Craig Whitlock and retired Army Col. Bob Killebrew. Continue reading