Category Archives: Robert Bales

Restrepo in Afghanistan

After U.S. soldier Robert Bales murders sixteen civilians, most women and children, you want to understand more and peer into lives of Americans fighting in Afghanistan. You can’t go there and don’t have to. In your suburban living room a large flat screen on the wall video streams any movie you choose, in this case […]

Also posted in Afghanistan, Middle East, Murder, Taliban, Terrorism, War

Courtroom Defense of Robert Bales

In this military court, as counsel for the defense, I stand respectfully among fellow veterans of armed combat who understand, far better than any uninvolved civilian ever could, that my client, Sergeant Robert Bales, is not truly guilty of mass murdering civilians in Afghanistan. He cannot be, for Sergeant Bales is also a victim. He […]

Also posted in Afghanistan, Murder, My Lai, Richard Nixon, Terrorism, Vietnam, War, William Calley