Robert Fisk

The Independent

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Middle East correspondent for the Independent newspaper of London

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It's one of the worst war crimes by an American soldier: Sergeant Robert Bales is accused of leaving his base in a remote part of Afghanistan, brutally murdering 16 civilians,…

Another Atrocity in the War in Afghanistan

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