US Denials of Iraqi Massacre Proved Wrong?

More than five years after the American military denied claims that its troops had executed at least 10 Iraqi civilians in cold blood, new evidence has emerged in a WikiLeaks diplomatic cable, reported here at, that the truth is much different. The version of events that Philip Alston describes in the cable were corroborated by local accounts of the incident at the time, but Alston says “[The US] studiously avoided responding to any communications sent to it during this period.”

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Author: John Glaser

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