INCIDENT AT HADITHA - PART 1
From The Washington Post
[Note: It must be remembered that The Washington Post is a Main Stream Medium biased towards the Left. The following reporting appears to be unbiased (balanced), but keep the general orientation of the newspaper in mind while reading the following description of events.]
1 - What Happened In Haditha
[This series of posts are a followup to
WHAT WORRIES US MOST ABOUT THE ISLAMIC JIHAD?
The Rules of Engagement - Death by Rules of Engagement
The Rules of Engagement Are Too Stringent ]
What Happened In Haditha (Graphic Presentation)
Twenty-four civilians died in attacks by U.S. Marines in Haditha, Iraq, on Nov. 19, 2005, after a bomb killed one of the troops in a convoy. Four Marines have been charged with murder in the incidents, which began with the killing of five civilians outside a taxi and continued with the killing of Iraqis in nearby homes. These diagrams are drawn from accounts in investigative reports.
The Washington Post's coverage of the Haditha investigation:
Family Stands By a Marine Under Investigation (Nov. 22, 2006)
Marine Who Led Haditha Attack Was Recommended for a Medal (Aug. 30, 2006)
Marine Called Haditha Shootings Appropriate (Aug. 24, 2006)
Haditha Probe Finds Leadership Negligent (July 9, 2006)
In Haditha Killings, Details Came Slowly (June 4, 2006)
In Haditha, Memories of a Massacre (May 27, 2006)
Marine Says Rules Were Followed (Article)
Drawn Graphics Showing Sequence of Events at Haditha (Repeated from Above)
Marines' Photos Provide Graphic Evidence in Haditha Probe (Photos and Text)
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