Troop Misconduct: Torture Allegations Erode US-Afghan Relations

(MintPress) – The U.S. military has denied recent allegations that coalition troops tortured and killed Afghan civilians in the war-ravaged Wardak province. If proven true, the alleged torture would further undermine a tenuous trust the United States seeks to build with the Karzai government and civilian populations. Based upon conservative U.N. estimates, more than 9,000 […]