Peace Group Barred From Florida Schools

TAMPA – Public school districts in two Florida counties are refusing to allow members of a peace organization to counter the presence of military recruiters by talking with high school students about options other than joining the service, according to a spokesperson for the group. "They [the Manatee and Sarasota County School Districts] are saying … Continue reading “Peace Group Barred From Florida Schools”

Who Will Pay For Haditha?

With charges expected to be filed Thursday against five to eight Marines accused of killing 24 Iraqi civilians in Haditha, Iraq on Nov. 19, 2005, it now appears that at least one senior officer will also be charged in the case. The attorney for Capt. Lucas McConnell, who was not present at the alleged massacre … Continue reading “Who Will Pay For Haditha?”

US Unlikely to Sentence Soldiers to Death in Wartime

The final month of 2006 will be one to remember because of the first two – of perhaps many – U.S. Army servicemen will face charges that can carry the death penalty for crimes committed in Iraq. Yet 2007 may well be the year the U.S. military decides instead to spare their lives and sentence … Continue reading “US Unlikely to Sentence Soldiers to Death in Wartime”