Obama's war crimes begin
Congressman Conyers and the loony left have been pushing for war crimes show trials of the prior administration. At the same time, President Obama has issued a fluffy, means-nothing executive order on closing Guantanamo, accepted the prior Administration's view on the legitimacy of its wiretapping program and has continued drone incursions over the wild Jihadi areas of Pakistan.
KABUL, Afghanistan - The U.S. coalition in Afghanistan opened an investigation into an overnight raid early Saturday that American commanders say killed 15 armed militants but that two Afghan officials say killed 11 civilians.A detailed U.S. statement said multiple teams of militants fired on the coalition forces during a raid against a Taliban commander early Saturday in the eastern province of Laghman. The U.S. said a woman carrying a rocket-propelled grenade was among the 15 killed."We know the people who were killed were shooting at us," said Col. Greg Julian, the top U.S. spokesman in Afghanistan. "The people who were killed today were running around, maneuvering against our forces, and we killed them."But Sayed Ahmad Safi, the spokesman for Laghman's governor, said that government intelligence reports indicated 11 of the dead were civilians, including three children and two females. Two of the dead were militants, he said.[/quote]