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ZANGABAD, Afghanistan — The uprising began in early February with a Taliban commander's knock on the door of Hajji Abdul Wudood. The militant leader demanded that Wudood, a stout, weathered man of 60, surrender one of his eight sons, who was...
The News Tribune (Tacoma, Wash.)JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. The Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier who allegedly murdered 16 Afghan civilians last year plans to plead guilty to the killings next week, his attorney said Wednesday. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales hopes to avoid the...
SEATTLE — Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales has agreed to plead guilty to the killing of 16 Afghan civilians who were shot to death in their homes outside a U.S. Army outpost in a violent rampage his lawyers have said was brought on by stress fueled with...
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JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) — The American soldier charged with killing 16 Afghan civilians during nighttime raids on two villages last year pleaded guilty Wednesday then described shooting each victim, telling a military judge he has asked...
The U.S. Army staff sergeant accused of slaughtering 16 Afghan civilians in two villages pleaded guilty Wednesday in a move expected to spare him from the death penalty. And when a military judge asked Robert Bales, 39, why he slaughtered the men, women...
The News Tribune (Tacoma, Wash.)JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. One by one, Staff Sgt. Robert Bales named each of the 16 Afghan civilians he slaughtered last year. But the Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier could not explain why he turned his weapon on sleeping women and children. "I'...
SEATTLE (AP) — The Army staff sergeant charged with slaughtering 16 villagers in one of the worst atrocities of the Afghanistan war will plead guilty to avoid the death penalty in a deal that requires him to recount the horrific attack for the first...
ReutersPor Eric M. Johnson SEATTLE, EEUU, 29 mayo (Reuters) - Un soldado estadounidense acusado de matar a 16 civiles afganos el año pasado durante dos tiroteos ocurridos tras dejar su puesto de seguridad, alcanzó un acuerdo con la fiscalía para evitar la...
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JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. — Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, accused of killing 16 villagers and wounding six more in Afghanistan, will undergo a government sanity review this weekend to determine his mental state, his attorneys said. Bales...
A Marine who urinated on the corpses of Taliban fighters in a video seen worldwide pleaded guilty Wednesday to several charges at a court-martial at Camp Lejeune, N.C. Staff Sgt. Edward W. Deptola admitted desecrating the remains and posing with the...
This post has been corrected, as indicated below.Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, accused of killing 16 villagers in Afghanistan, deferred entering a plea when he appeared Thursday morning for his arraignment at a hearing at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, south of Seattle. A veteran of three tours in Iraq before...
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