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Just over two months ago, a Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up at an entrance to Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, killing
Six American troops are dead after a suicide bomber targeted a meeting near a United States airbase in Afghanistan.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.
How can it be that the US, which so prides itself on its traditions of respect for the rule of law and human rights, simply turn a blind eye on this deep stain on its record without the resonance of hypocrisy? How can it revive its moral credibility?
Now, we can read a psychiatrist's report which includes, in detail, the torture enacted on just one prisoner of the United States, Shaker Aamer.
Don't hold your breath to read the summary anytime soon, or to access the full report: It's gonna be a wild ride.
It is a good outcome that Bales has been held accountable for his deadly attacks on Afghan civilians. But his crimes are not the only heinous incidents involving U.S. personnel to have occurred in Afghanistan since the U.S.-led invasion in 2001.
Now back in the US, Romany Malco says he would happily go on another USO tour but he says that the experience in Afghanistan has changed him greatly.
There is now a flourishing black market in military hardware in Kabul, known by the locals as the Bush Bazaar.
Once again, the United States has officially handed over the keys to the Bagram detention center to the Afghans. Only just as with the previous agreement to do exactly the same thing, the U.S. military will actually not be handing over all of the detainees in its control.