TITLE

The Beginning of the End in Afghanistan

AUTHOR(S)
Marshall, Rachelle
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Washington Report on Middle East Affairs;May2012, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on several atrocities committed by U.S. and coalition soldiers in Afghanistan. Staff Sergeant Robert Bales killed 17 Afghans near Kandahar on March 11, 2012, mostly women and children. Some soldiers were also shown in a video urinating on Afghan corpses while some U.S. troops burned several copies of Qur'an in a trash fire. It is noted that such atrocities could cause the early withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan.
ACCESSION #
75041300

 

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