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  • Prosecutor urges court-martial trial, capital murder case against Bales

    Prosecutor urges court-martial trial, capital murder case against Bales
    A weeklong hearing in the case against U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales ended in a military courtroom Tuesday with defense attorneys declaring that “only one side of the story” has been heard. Bales faces charges on 16 counts of premeditated...
  • Karzai Condemns Photos of U.S. Troops with Insurgents' Bodies

    Karzai Condemns Photos of U.S. Troops with Insurgents' Bodies
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan President Hamid Karzaion Thursday condemned photos of U.S. soldiers posing with bodies of suspected insurgents as he called for "an accelerated and full transition of security responsibilities to Afghan forces." Karzai, who...
  • Karzai condemns photos of U.S. troops with insurgents' bodies

    Karzai condemns photos of U.S. troops with insurgents' bodies
    Afghan President Hamid Karzaion Thursday condemned photos of U.S. soldiers posing with bodies of suspected insurgents as he called for "an accelerated and full transition of security responsibilities to Afghan forces." Karzai, who described the images as...
  • Local veterans say U.S. soldiers' Afghan body-parts photos are out of line

    Local veterans say U.S. soldiers' Afghan body-parts photos are out of line
    Local veterans said Wednesday the pictures of U.S. soldiers posing with the body parts of slain Afghan insurgents are way out of line, with one saying the pictures sickened him. The Los Angeles Times on Wednesday published photos, which were provided...
  • Army announces creation of division headquarters at JBLM

    Army announces creation of division headquarters at JBLM
    Army Secretary John McHugh visited Joint Base Lewis-McChord on Thursday to announce creation of a division headquarters at JBLM, which is common among other major Army bases. McHugh said the new division headquarters is needed to oversee combat...
  • Bales on Afghan village massacre: 'Sir, I intended to kill them'

    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...
  • Timeline: Deadly Mass Killings

    A gunman at a Connecticut elementary school killed 26 people, including 20 children, on Friday. It is among the world's worst mass shootings. Here is a look at some others: The...
  • Generals' indiscretions have real consequences for U.S. policy

    Gens. John Allen and David Petraeus have been stupid in their misuse of technology, for a flirtation in the case of the former and an affair in the case of the latter ("Pieces of a puzzle," Nov. 14). As philanderers, these two men are abject failures, and...