In Afghanistan, commando military units are kept busy chasing out the Taliban, then moving on to the next, inevitable advance elsewhere. But after special forces retake an area, ill-equipped regular forces that replace them struggle to hold on -- the…
By Jane Ferguson
In other news Wednesday, Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales pleaded guilty to killing 16 Afghan civilians last year. Bales recalled entering two villages at night and shooting his victims. Also, anti-government protesters in Turkey called for the ousting of police…
Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, suspected of murdering 16 Afghan civilians near Kandahar, had his first meeting with defense attorney, John Henry Browne on Monday. Jeffrey Brown reports.
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