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Robert Bales

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Lawyer Days Afghan Killings Suspect Recalls Little

Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales remembers little about the night he is accused of slaughtering 16 Afghan civilians in a nighttime shooting rampage, according to his lawyer, John Henry Browne.

03/20/2012

U.S. Soldier Accused Of Shooting Afghan Civilians Based In Seattle Area

Wife of Afghan Shooting Suspect Offers Condolences

The wife of the U.S. soldier held in the slayings of 16 Afghan villagers is offering condolences to the victims’ families and says she too wants to know what happened. She and her children were moved from their home in Lake Tapps onto Joint Base Lewis-McChord earlier this week.

03/19/2012

U.S. soldiers keep watch at the entrance of a military base near Alkozai village following the shooting of Afghan civilians allegedly committed by a rogue U.S. soldier in Panjwayi district, Kandahar province on March 11, 2012. (credit: JANGIR/AFP/Getty Images)

Some Americans Sympathize With Soldier Suspected In Deadly Afghan Shooting

He is accused of the kind of crime that makes people shiver, the killing of families in their own homes under cover of night, the butchery of defenseless children. Under normal circumstances, Americans would dismiss such an act as worthy of only one response: swift and merciless punishment.

03/19/2012

A villager points to a spot where a family was allegedly shot in their residence by a rogue U.S. soldier in Alkozai village of Panjwayi district, Kandahar province on March 11, 2012. (credit: Mamoon Durrani/AFP/Getty Images)

Afghan Shooting Suspect Integrated Into ‘Normal Pre-Trial Confinement Routine’

A Seattle lawyer who is defending an Army staff sergeant suspected of killing 16 Afghans, including nine children, met Monday with the soldier for the first time at Fort Leavenworth, a conversation the attorney described as emotional.

03/19/2012

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Lawyer Prepares to Meet Afghan Killings Suspect

Seattle defense attorney John Henry Browne is preparing to meet Monday with Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, who is facing formal charges in an attack on two slumbering Afghan villages that left 16 people dead, including nine children.

03/19/2012

Stock photo of soldiers returning home to Joint Base Lewis-McChord (credit: Stephen Brashear/GettyImages)

Money, Career Woes Plagued Afghan Killings Suspect

LAKE TAPPS, Wash. (AP) — Bypassed for a promotion and struggling to pay for his house, Robert Bales was eyeing a way out of his job at a Washington state military base months before he allegedly […]

03/17/2012

File photo of Joint Base Lewis McChord, the home base for Robert Bales, the U.S. soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians. (credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Army Capt.: Afghan Killing Suspect Has Saved Lives

A former platoon leader for the soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians says the allegations are “100 percent out of character” for the man, whom he described as a “very solid” noncommissioned officer who has saved other soldiers’ lives.

03/17/2012

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