"We have staked the whole of all our political institutions upon the capacity of mankind for self-government, upon the capacity of each and all of us to govern ourselves, to control ourselves, to sustain ourselves according to the Ten Commandments of God." James Madison

Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Iraqi Troops Killed U.S. Soldiers

Posted in proxy for Drunken Samurai- Article

Associated Press June 21, 2006SAN FRANCISCO - Two California Soldiers shot to death in Iraq were murdered by Iraqi civil-defense officers patrolling with them, military investigators have found.

The deaths of Army Spc. Patrick R. McCaffrey Sr. and 1st Lt. Andre D. Tyson were originally attributed to an ambush during a patrol near Balad, Iraq, on June 22, 2004.

But the Army's Criminal Investigation Command found that one or more of the Iraqis attached to the American Soldiers on patrol fired at them, a military official said Tuesday... source: here

I can remember thinking to myself 'how in the world can we tell the good guys from the bad'?
The question still remains, Who is trustworthy? Talk about having a tough job to do. And yet our boys at Pendleton right now are in solitary confinement, and leg irons during PT. Wake Up Commandant! Get those men home where they belong!

Good post Sammy...