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panzerfaust Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-06-10 04:56 AM
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226. The best of the best: Defending our Freedom (tm)
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/apr/05/wikileaks-u...

"One of the men on the ground, believed to be Chmagh, is seen wounded and trying to crawl to safety. One of the helicopter crew is heard wishing for the man to reach for a gun, even though there is none visible nearby, so he has the pretext for opening fire: "All you gotta do is pick up a weapon." A van draws up next to the wounded man and Iraqis climb out. They are unarmed and start to carry the victim to the vehicle in what would appear to be an attempt to get him to hospital. One of the helicopters opens fire with armour-piercing shells. "Look at that. Right through the windshield," says one of the crew. Another responds with a laugh.

Sitting behind the windscreen were two children who were wounded.

After ground forces arrive and the children are discovered, the American air crew blame the Iraqis. "Well it's their fault for bringing kids in to a battle," says one. "That's right," says another."

The pentagon says WikiLeaks is a threat to National Security ... Please. Can we end this horrible farce now?
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