While we fully support international military action when it is necessary to defend the American people, the following video suggests US military personnel fired on unarmed civilians, an incident that was later covered up by superiors.
Should those involved be held accountable or is this a case of collateral damage and/or appropriate military action that was taken in line with rules of engagement?
Hat tip disinter
Update: The Other Side of the Story:
Reports are suggesting that the above video decrypted by WikiLeaks has been edited and/or misinterpreted. See the following related stories.
Via the JAWA Report:
Seriously, this whole thing didn’t even deserve a “debunking” story. The evidence that the US soldiers acted well within the rules of engagement and that Reuters stringers were embedded with enemy combatants is that overwhelming.
An alternate analysis of this video is available at: