News ID: 8109
Publish Date: 27 April 2012 - 17:48
One of the photos shows men in U.S. Marine combat gear standing in a semi-circle over three bodies, urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters.

1- Urinating On Corpses

    January, a video surfaced on YouTube that purportedly showed four U.S. Marines urinating on the bodies of three dead Taliban fighters. The Marine Corps launched an internal investigation in addition to the criminal probe started by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service. U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta called the incident "utterly despicable


2- Nazi SS Symbol

     February, a photo of a U.S. scout sniper team posing in front of a flag that bore a logo resembling the Nazi SS symbol surfaced. The U.S. Marine Corps condemned the photograph, but did not take any disciplinary action.

    3- Quran Burning

  

  February, the burning of Qurans on a U.S. military base in Afghanistan ignited massive protests and resulted in multiple deaths and injuries. Senior Pentagon officials apologized for the incident, calling it an accident.

    4-Secret Service Prostitute Scandal

   According to the Associated Press, U.S. Secret Services agents were sent home after allegedly bringing backprostitutes to their hotel in Cartagena, Colombia. The officers were in the Colombian city preparing for a visit by President Barack Obama for the Summit of the Americas. 

 

5- Civilian Massacre

   March, U.S. Staff Army Sgt. Robert Bales allegedly massacred Afghan villagers while they slept, the AP reports. He has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder, as well as a number of other offenses, the AP added in a separate story. Nine of his victims were children. 

    6- Posing With Suicide Bomber Remains

    April, the LA Times published photos of U.S. soldiers posing with the remains of Afghan corpses. The Pentagon opposed the publication of the photos, stating that they might incite retaliative violence. The photos show more than a dozen soldiers purportedly posing with the mangled limbs of dead Taliban fighters.



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