Jump to content



Photo
- - - - -

u.s. pushes for immunity for u.s.troops left in Iraq


  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 u.s.blues

u.s.blues
  • VibeTribe
  • 3,551 posts

Posted 08 October 2011 - 03:39 PM

"The U.S. Secretary of Defense says any agreement reached that keeps American troops in Iraq past an end-of-the-year deadline to withdraw must include immunity from Iraqi prosecution."

http://www.cnn.com/2....html?hpt=hp_t1

as i read the article i looked for an example of why the u.s. troops would need immunity and the only example cited was controversy over a wiki leaks cable that alleges that iraqi civilians and children were killed in a raid by u.s. troops.

so, if i understand this correctly we are pressuring iraq to condone further military involvement which they may or may not want, contingent on the notion that we can do whatever to whomever without fear of prosecution...awesome.

#2 TakeAStepBack

TakeAStepBack
  • VibeTribe
  • 19,020 posts

Posted 09 October 2011 - 08:59 PM

This comes as no surprise.