Despite the announcement late Friday that a military investigation had cleared soldiers in a March incident in the village of Ishaqi, the military is still conducting two investigations into the Haditha case, one to see if U.S. troops committed murder…
Army Gen. George W. Casey ordered all U.S. and allied troops to undergo training in battlefield ethics and values. The order follows allegations that U.S. Marines murdered 24 Iraqi civilians in Haditha last November.
The Army highlighted ways it is intensifying suicide prevention efforts in Iraq after releasing a study Thursday showing the rate at which soldiers in that country take their own lives is higher than for the overall Army.
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