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Summary: Log of “green-on-blue” insider attacks on U.S. service members in Afghanistan.

Jan 13th, 2012

A video clip posted on the web appears to show U.S. Marines in Afghanistan apparently urinating on the corpses of dead Afghan men. According to a note included with the uploaded video file, the servicemen were members of Marine Scout Sniper Team 4, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment out of Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Summary: A bodyguard for Afghanistan’s second highest-ranking intelligence official shot dead two U.S. troops accompanying a reconstruction team convoy north of Kabul. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on July 9, 2010, Aubrey Immelman featured Part 3 of “The Rise of the New Right: A Hardball Documentary with Chris Matthews,” titled “The Tea Party Movement.”

Dec 1st, 2010

Summary: The bodies of six soldiers of the 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky., killed by an Afghan border policeman in an apparent fragging in Afghanistan, have returned to U.S. soil at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on December 1, 2009, Aubrey Immelman featured President Barack Obama’s address to the nation to outline his strategy on Afghanistan and Pakistan. Immelman also provided his weekly summary of U.S. military deaths in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.