Sunday, June 22, 2008

"Rare court-martial for Iraq contractor begins"

Great headline, probably had visions of KBR or Blackwater or Dynegy in the dock, didn't you. No such luck. It just some poor schmuck got into a knife fight with one of his mates.
An Iraqi-Canadian translator goes on trial before a U.S. military court Sunday for allegedly stabbing a fellow contractor in the first such military prosecution since the Vietnam War.

Alaa “Alex” Mohammad Ali has been charged with aggravated assault for allegedly stabbing another contractor four times during a fight Feb. 23 on a base near Hit, 85 miles west of Baghdad.
Nobody important here, let's move along now


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