[eDebate] ronald mcdonald bryson is a pussy -- send him to ishaqi

Jake Stromboli infracaninophile
Sun Jun 4 21:41:55 CDT 2006


maybe rangel's mandatory draft bill will pass on tuesday and ishaqi queen 
will get his video game murder wetdream.

one of the main reasons, dipshit, the republicans are so unpopular in 
general is that they make PC args for censorship like your dumbass who can't 
even read "the news".   independent sand nigger investigation gonna turn u 
up for the racist dickwad that u r reporting that piece of shit story w your 
moralisms about posting -- FUCK U -- get some real news -- no doubt u 
weren't a policy dabaiter--u got zero skills--you're a whiner, nothing else:

Iraqi PM: U.S. rushed Ishaqi probe

Said 'questions and doubts' still hover over civilian killings

Saturday, June 3, 2006 Posted: 1914 GMT (0314 HKT)

BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) -- The U.S. military rushed to judgment in its 
exoneration of U.S. troops involved in the March 15 raid that killed 
civilians in Ishaqi, said an aide to Iraq's prime minister on Saturday.

There are too many "questions and doubts" surrounding the raid 60 miles 
north of Baghdad, said Adnan al-Kadhimi.

"The Iraqi government should continue its own investigation until the truth 
can be found," he said.

On Friday, the Army said its investigation had concluded U.S. troops who 
conducted the Ishaqi raid had acted properly and will not face charges for 
the deaths of as many as a dozen Iraqis.

The death toll and the manner of the civilian deaths remains disputed. Iraqi 
officials say 11 people, including five children and four women, were 
killed, when U.S. troops acted against what they believed to be an al Qaeda 
in Iraq safe house. One of the children was 6 months old, the Iraqi 
officials said. (Watch why soldiers were found to be following procedures -- 
1:14)

Maj. Gen. William B. Caldwell IV, the Multi-National Force-Iraq spokesman, 
conceded that as many as "nine collateral deaths" may have occurred in 
Ishaqi, but that investigators could not determine the exact number "due to 
the collapsed walls and heavy debris."

Nonetheless, a government committee made up of several Iraqi ministries is 
investigating, and if it finds wrongdoing, it wants an apology, as well as 
compensation, al-Kadhimi said.

This applies to other cases as well, like claims that Marines killed 24 
civilians in Haditha.

The Iraqi government also is developing a working agreement between the 
government and the coalition forces to prevent other such incidents, 
Al-Kadhimi said.

In addition to the Ishaqi and Haditha cases, U.S. troops are alleged to have 
intentionally killed civilians, including women and children, in at least 
two other incidents.

Eight troops are being investigated in the death of an Iraqi civilian near 
Hamandiya in April. Both the Los Angeles Times and NBC News said troops may 
have planted an AK-47 and shovel near the body to make it appear the man was 
an insurgent burying a roadside bomb.

The military also is looking into reports that soldiers killed two women, 
one of whom was pregnant, in Samarra on Tuesday. Witnesses said the women 
were killed when their vehicle drove through a checkpoint.

On Saturday Caldwell reiterated the U.S. stance on troop misconduct and its 
position on the Ishaqi incident.

The United States mourned the loss of innocent life and will "thoroughly 
investigate" any alleged act of misconduct, Caldwell said, in addressing 
Arabic-speaking reporters. He said those who carry out such acts must be 
accountable for their actions and said that condolence payments must be 
made.

"It is the way we have operated since we arrived here, and we will continue 
to do so," said Caldwell.

CNN's Mohammed Tawfeeq contributed to this report

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