Afghan civilians

John Henry-Browne (By: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Bales’ Defense Wants Prosecutors Removed

Lawyers for the American soldier convicted of killing 16 Afghan civilians during nighttime raids last year will push to have the entire prosecution team removed from the case before his sentencing next week.

CBS Seattle–08/13/2013

In this picture taken on March 11, 2012, an Afghan villager points to a spot where a family was shot, allegedly by US soldier Staff Sergeant Robert Bales. (Photo by Mamoon Durrani/AFP/Getty Images)

FDA Warning Might Be Cited In Afghan Slayings Case

A lawyer for an American soldier set to be sentenced for killing 16 Afghan civilians may cite a new Food and Drug Administration warning about the psychiatric side effects of an anti-malarial drug used by U.S. troops.

07/30/2013

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