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Pentagon coverup continues, but Afghan probe says up to 20 US troops executed Panjwaii massacre

by Bashir Ahmad NaadimonMar 15, 2012 KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): A parliamentary probe team on Thursday said up to 20 American troops were involved in Sunday’s killing of 16 civilians in southern Kandahar province. The team spent two days in the province, interviewing the bereaved families, tribal elders, survivors and collecting evidences at the site in Panjwai district. Hamizai Lali told Pajhwok Afghan News their investigation showed there were 15 to 20 American soldiers, who executed the brutal killings. Info from Up to 20 US troops executed Panjwai massacre: probe 31668

What good is a ‘Peace’ group when it allows itself to be bullied into silence?

'Jorge Gonzalez, executive director of Coffee Strong in Lakewood (South Tacoma, Washington area) , called for a congressional investigation into why Fort Lewis-McChord’s leadership is failing its soldiers. The shop, located near the sewing center, provides counseling and other outreach to Lewis-McChord soldiers. The organization had planned a Monday night vigil for the victims of Sunday’s attacks but canceled it out of concern it would be seen as criticizing the Army and its soldiers.' See Lewis-McChord soldiers concerned. 31646

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