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British government and army accused of covering up war crimes

Added: 17.11.2019 11:51 | 13 views | 0 comments

The UK government and the British army have been accused of covering up the killing of children in Afghanistan and Iraq. Leaked documents allegedly contain evidence implicating troops in killing children and the torture of civilians. A BBC/Sunday Times investigation said it had obtained new evidence from inside the Iraq Historic Allegations Team (IHAT), which investigated alleged war crimes committed by British soldiers in Iraq, and Operation Northmoor, which...

Pentagon's Esper says military justice ready to hold troops to account

Added: 17.11.2019 8:54 | 1 views | 0 comments

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper expressed confidence on Sunday in the U.S. military justice system's ability to hold troops to account, two days after President Donald Trump pardoned two Army officers accused of war crimes in Afghanistan.

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Trump pardons Army officers, restores Navy SEAL's rank in war crimes cases

Added: 17.11.2019 3:16 | 6 views | 0 comments

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday pardoned two Army officers accused of war crimes in Afghanistan and restored the rank of a Navy SEAL platoon commander who was demoted for actions in Iraq, a move critics have said would undermine military justice and send a message that battlefield atrocities will be tolerated.

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Trump pardons military officers convicted of war crimes

Added: 17.11.2019 2:10 | 19 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has granted full pardons to two American military officials and restored the rank of a third – although all three were found guilty of committing war crimes in Afghanistan and Iraq. The White House said in a statement on Friday night that President Trump granted the pardons because as commander in chief, he’s “responsible for ensuring that...

Trump grants pardons to Army officers in war crimes cases

Added: 16.11.2019 0:12 | 15 views | 0 comments

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday pardoned two Army officers accused of war crimes in Afghanistan and restored the rank of a Navy SEAL platoon commander for actions in Iraq, a move critics have said would undermine military justice and send a message that battlefield atrocities will be tolerated.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Trump grants pardons to Army officers in war crimes cases

Added: 15.11.2019 23:57 | 19 views | 0 comments

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday pardoned two Army officers accused of war crimes in Afghanistan and restored the rank of a third for actions in Iraq, a move critics have said would undermine military justice and send a message that battlefield atrocities will be tolerated.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Afghan prisoner swap for American, Australian did not occur: diplomat

Added: 14.11.2019 2:40 | 9 views | 0 comments

The planned exchange of two senior Taliban commanders and a leader of the Haqqani militant group for an American and an Australian kidnapped in Afghanistan in 2016 has not taken place, a diplomat and a former Afghan official said on Wednesday.

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Female Thunderbird pilot wants to inspire others

Added: 14.11.2019 0:50 | 0 views | 0 comments

Major Michelle Curran is the only female fighter pilot on the Thunderbirds, the Air Force demonstration team. She also flew 160 combat hours in Afghanistan before joining the team. "CBS Evening News" anchor Norah O'Donnell shares her story.

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Female Thunderbird pilot inspiring others to chase their dreams

Added: 13.11.2019 23:55 | 1 views | 0 comments

Michelle Curran flew 160 combat hours in Afghanistan before joining the team

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