[Rushtalk] Court overturns Marine sniper's conviction for urinating on dead Taliban fighters

John Quayle blueoval57 at verizon.net
Sat Nov 25 16:19:44 MST 2017


/*You may have something there, Stephen.................*/


On 11/25/2017 11:47 AM, Stephen Frye wrote:
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> I guess such officially makes this a “pissing” contest.
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> for urinating on dead Taliban fighters
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> */They did worse than this to a few of our boys. They hung one from a 
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> On 11/24/2017 6:52 PM, Carl Spitzer wrote:
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>       Court overturns Marine sniper's conviction for urinating on dead
>       Taliban fighters
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>     This image taken from a video posted on YouTube and edited for
>     graphic content appears to show four Marines as they prepare to
>     urinate on corpses.This image taken from a video posted on YouTube
>     and edited for graphic content appears to show four Marines as
>     they prepare to urinate on corpses.
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>     A military court on Wednesday overturned the conviction of a
>     former Marine sniper involved in urinating on dead Taliban
>     soldiers in Afghanistan in 2011 after evidence emerged that a top
>     general meddled in the case to ensure a harsh punishment, reports
>     said.
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>     Staff Sgt. Joseph Chamblin was convicted almost five years ago and
>     sentenced to 30 days confinement, had his pay docked and was
>     demoted over a video that showed the Marines urinating on enemy
>     corpses, The _Washington Post
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>     A new ruling revealed that now-retired Gen. James F. Amos and some
>     of his senior staff apparently tried to “severely and
>     systematically” influence the case to ensure the Marines who were
>     involved in the controversy would face harsher punishment.
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>     Amos allegedly told then-Lt. Gen. Thomas Waldhauser that the
>     Marines need to be “crushed” and discharged from the Corps over
>     their behavior.
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>     Waldhauser, who was investigating the case, said Amos tried to
>     pressure him into issuing the Marines a general courts-martial –
>     the highest form of criminal trial – and threatened to make
>     someone else the authority in the cases after Waldhauser refused
>     to do so.
>
>     “I responded, ‘No, I’m not going to do that,’ stating that I did
>     not believe any of the cases warranted General Court-Martial,”
>     Waldhauser said in a statement, the Post reported.
>
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>     Amos replaced Waldhauser a few days later with another military
>     official, the report said.
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>     Navy Cmdr. Marcus N. Fulton, who wrote the recent ruling, said
>     overturning the conviction is a “drastic remedy” but was needed to
>     “foster public confidence in the … fairness of our system of justice.”
>
>     “The highest-ranking officer in the Marine Corps told (the
>     officer, supervising the case) that the appellant and his
>     co-accused should be ‘crushed,’” the court wrote in its ruling,
>     according to The Post. “This is an unusually flagrant example of
>     UCI (unlawful command influence). We find that UCI this direct,
>     and occurring at this level, is highly corrosive to public trust
>     in this proceeding.”
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>     Chamblin said at the time that he does not regret his actions,
>     adding that he would do it again if he had the chance. “[If]
>     anything, it was more of a psychological effect on the enemy
>     because if an infidel touches the body, they’re not going to Mecca
>     or paradise,” he told reporters at the time, according to the _New
>     York Post
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>     “So, now these insurgents see what happens when you mess with us.”
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