Thursday, December 22, 2005
Another Bush League Pawn Threatened
Bad enough to be sent to Iraq in the first place with inadequate armor and a murky mission - then this happens:|
US says case closed in shooting of Italian agentThe Marine may have gotten spooked and fired outside protocol - but it should be George Bush and Donald Rumsfeld in the dock, not yet another low-level fall guy.
Thu Dec 22, 2005 4:22 PM ET
ROME (Reuters) - Italian magistrates have placed a U.S. marine under official investigation for murder over the killing of an Italian agent in Iraq earlier this year, judicial sources said on Thursday.
But the United States immediately said it considered the issue closed after a joint Italian-U.S. investigation, even though the two governments disagreed on the conclusion of that probe.