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New BBC Video Report On The Possibility Of More Civilian Deaths

New BBC video report on the possibility of more civilian deaths BBC: "The video appears to challenge the US military's account of events that to

New BBC video report on the possibility of more civilian deaths
BBC: "The video appears to challenge the US military's account of events that took place in the town of Ishaqi in March. The US said at the time four people died during a military operation, but Iraqi police claimed that US troops had deliberately shot the 11 people. A spokesman for US forces in Iraq told the BBC an inquiry was under way...read on"
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Peter Daou: As I wrote earlier, rightwing bloggers have come unhinged over Haditha:

"Michelle Malkin posts an LGF photo of Palestinian children carrying weapons - the implication being? That shooting children is justified?

Glenn Reynolds links to a comment threatening civil war in the US.

At RCP, Jed Babbin writes, "If it were up to Cong. John Murtha, Duke University rape case prosecutor Mike Nifong would be transferred to the Haditha case."

If this BBC report is accurate, expect more extreme rhetoric from these rightwing bloggers as they cling to the tattered remnants of their fictional moral justification for this misadventure."

(h/t David Edwards)

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