Slap on Wrist in Haditha Massacre Resonates in Iraq

By: Wednesday January 25, 2012 2:01 pm

The sad chapter of the Haditha massacre may have been put to bed in a legal sense when Marine Staff Sgt. Frank Wuterich received an incomparably light sentence, walking away with no jail time, for ordering the troops under his command to “shoot first, ask questions later” in an incident that killed 24 innocent Iraqis. [...]

Justice Department Reserves Most Aggressive Prosecutions for Leakers and Whistleblowers

By: Tuesday January 24, 2012 9:35 am

Just to recap the last 24 hours in the rule of law: if you order the massacre a village of Iraqis, you will get your charges reduced to “dereliction of duty” and get sentenced to no more than three months confinement. Furthermore, the rest of your colleagues that participated in the incident will not serve [...]