Mark Walker

Reporter for San Diego's North County Times

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The  Camp Pendleton Marine Base  is one site the Pentagon is looking at to  hold terrorist suspects  now at Guantanamo Bay.

Camp Pendleton May House Guantanamo Detainees

The Camp Pendleton Marine Base is one site the Pentagon is looking at to hold terrorist suspects now at Guantanamo Bay.

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At Camp Pendleton today, four Marines were charged with un-premeditated murder in the deaths of 24 Iraqi civilians last year in the town of Haditha.  Four officers, who were not at the…

Marine Charged in Haditha Killings

At Camp Pendleton today, four Marines were charged with un-premeditated murder in the deaths of 24 Iraqi civilians last year in the town of Haditha.  Four officers, who were not at the…

from Which Way, L.A.?

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