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January 24, 2005



I would guess they have an (unstated) policy that prosecutions in cases like this, without eye witnesses or more egregious circumstances cause more harm in terms of lost morale than any benefit. Keep in mind that a profession that must accept they are going to kill civilians (and their own fellow soldiers) by accident is going to be very careful about the line where such mistakes are part of the costs of doing business and actual crimes in the military context.

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