Posts Tagged ‘soldiers’

New York Times, March, 21, 2011
KABUL, Afghanistan — The release of explicit photographs of American soldiers engaged in atrocities against Afghan civilians threatens to ignite tensions between the Afghan and American governments and provide fodder for the Taliban’s efforts to persuade ordinary Afghans that the foreign troops fighting here are a malevolent force. (more…)

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Paul Toohey
Herald Sun
October 28, 2010 11:27PM

AUSTRALIAN taxpayers are paying the “market rate” of $1200 compensation for Afghan civilians accidentally killed by Diggers (soldiers). (more…)

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COLOMBO (AFP) — Clashes between Sri Lankan soldiers and rebels left 17 dead in the country’s war-ravaged north, while a suicide attack on Sunday killed one civilian, the defence ministry said. (more…)

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