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Should the U.S. Military Receive the Benefit of the Doubt When Investigating Itself for Alleged War Crimes?

The bombing of a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan has amplified a long-simmering discussion regarding the ability of the American military to objectively conduct internal investigations into war crimes and, where necessary, to hold individuals accountable.

Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC)

SEAL Team 6 in the Spotlight: Takeaways from the Times' Article

This weekend the New York Times ran a lengthy piece about SEAL Team 6, with the dramatic subtitle “A Secret History of Quiet Killings and Blurred Lines: The unit best known for killing Osama bin Laden has been converted into a global manhunting machine with limited outside oversight.” With that framing, I anticipated the story might reveal operations involving the use of lethal force against groups or individuals not obviously within the sco

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