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LA Times exhibits double standards over suicide bomber photos

by | 19th, April 2012

WHO is the victim here? The  BBC  reports on American soldiers and detonated suicide bombers members of the 82nd Airborne Division were pictured posting with remains of suspected suicide bombers in Afghanistan:

The US government has condemned the conduct of several American soldiers shown apparently abusing the corpses of suspected Afghan insurgents in 2010. Defence Secretary Leon Panetta’s spokesman pledged that the perpetrators would be punished.

His comments came after the Los Angeles Times published pictures showing US soldiers posing with the mangled remains of suspected suicide bombers … “Anyone found responsible for this inhuman conduct will be held accountable in accordance with our military justice system,” the spokesman said, adding that a criminal investigation was under way.

Is posting with the bodies worse than the bombers who tried to

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