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    ENOUGH I'VE HAD ENOUGH!!!

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    Default Pentagon scrambles to assess Wikileaks damage

    WASHINGTON – The Pentagon said Monday it was trying to assess the damage caused by the leak of some 91,000 classified documents on the Afghanistan war.

    The documents are described as battlefield reports compiled by various military units that provide an unvarnished look at combat in the past six years, including U.S. frustration over reports Pakistan secretly aided insurgents and civilian casualties at the hand of U.S. troops.

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange promised on Monday that the release of documents — one of the largest unauthorized disclosures in military history — was just the beginning.

    Assange told reporters in London that he believed that "thousands" of U.S. attacks in Afghanistan could be investigated for evidence of war crimes, although he acknowledged that such claims would have to be tested in court.

    Assange pointed in particular to a deadly missile strike ordered by Taskforce 373, a unit allegedly charged with hunting down and killing senior Taliban targets. He said there was also evidence of cover-ups when civilians were killed, including what he called a suspiciously high number of casualties that U.S. forces attributed to ricochet wounds.
    Pentagon scrambles to assess Wikileaks damage - Yahoo! News

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    Default Re: Pentagon scrambles to assess Wikileaks damage

    Anyone hit by fire in any form, direct, stray, incidental, ricochet, whatever you want to call it in a war zone falls into one category....They shouldn't have been standing there. This may sound cold and cruel but for hells sake...It is WAR.

    At first I chose to delete this post after I wrote it...Then I read about young Marine and his bravery. His actions on the battlefield earned him the second highest medal one can earn. The navy cross. Stories like that are what we need to hear from time to time...Not the doom and gloom crap we are force fed daily.
    Last edited by 222lifer; 07-26-2010 at 11:26 PM.

 

 

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