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#1 US citizens demand Afghan officials run their own cou before demanding anything.ntry resposibly
Posted by chris 2012-03-13 09:47||
#2 Nope. No locals need apply.
Military court, full boat - General-level, competent to hand down a death penalty.
Fairly tried, and if convicted (likely), immediate execution by firing squad.
Posted by mojo 2012-03-13 12:46||
#3 Dunna know, mojo.
From what I've been hearing this soldier has a documented history of head trouble. We don't execute people with mental trouble. (Though I'm afraid that the Obamanation would have 0 problem with that if he thought it would help his image)
Posted by AlanC 2012-03-13 15:22||
#4 Doesn't matter - he's done the deed and must be publicly punished if the Afghans are to be mollified and the whole magilla kept from exploding.
Bad? Sure, but not as bad as the alternative.
Complaints? Send them to Pvt. Eddie Slovik.
Posted by mojo 2012-03-13 15:49||
#5 You're assuming there's anything we can do to put the genie back in the bottle at this point. Obama probably secretly is relieved to have his excuse to pull out fully before the election.
Posted by Charles 2012-03-13 19:03||
#6 Well Hell, they still haven't had the trial for Major Nadal Hasan for killing and wounding those soldiers in Fort Hood, and that's been since 11/2009. Fry his ass first.
Posted by texhooey 2012-03-13 19:25||
#7 See also DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS > TALIBAN THREATEN TO BEHEAD US SOLDIERS OVER CIVILIAN SHOOTING.
* SAME > US SOLDIER KILLED AT MASSACRE SITE, as part of a visiting Govt. Prayer Delegation which was fired upon + which included two of Prez Zardari's own brothers.
Similar Arctic also on DRUDGEREPORT.
FYI despite the mil forum Artic header, IMO its not too clear from the Artic per se iff the dead Soldier was actually American, or a US Contract Security, or even Afghani???
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-03-13 21:06||
#8 Send them to Pvt. Eddie Slovik
Slovik was executed for desertion, something that was on the rise at a time when combat was arduous and costly.
Posted by Pappy 2012-03-13 22:07||
#9 ..immediate execution by firing squad.
Take it up with the Military Court of Appeals. Otherwise, just blow off the steam.
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-03-13 22:09||