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Military Justice Examined in Wake of Iraqi Civilian Deaths

The Army and the Marines court-martialed several service members this month in connection with the deaths of Iraqi civilians. Full Focus reporter Amita Sharma talks with a former deputy assistant secr

The Iraqi towns of Hamdaniya, Haditha and Mahmudiya all have one thing in common. They are where U.S. service members allegedly killed Iraqi civilians, some of them women and children. The Army and the Marines court-martialed several service members this month in connection with those deaths. Some say the courts martial point to a harder stance by the military. Full Focus reporter Amita Sharma talks with Wade Sanders, former deputy assistant secretary of the Navy and retired Navy captain, about how the military metes out justice.

Guest

  • Wade Sanders , attorney, former deputy assistant secretary of the Navy and retired Navy captain. 
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