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Americans Shamed in Afghanistan, Once Again

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Graphic images have surfaced showing American soldiers posing with dead Afghan body parts. Disgusting and disgraceful, not to mention dangerous, considering how volatile the Afghanistan situation already is, what with the burned Korans and marines urinating on corpses.

U.S. Secretary Of Defense Leon Panetta was quick to apologize, calling the behavior “foolish” and “unacceptable.”

Panetta also tried to justify the photos, saying “This is war, and I know war is ugly, and is violent. And I know young people sometimes caught up in the moment make some very foolish decisions.”

Yeah, they do. But that won’t stop him and others from arming these young, potentially foolish people and setting them loose upon foreign nations. (more…)