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US Soldiers Pose w/Dead Insurgents

Today's front page of the Los Angeles Times newspaper is shown at the Hollywood Universal News stand in Los Angeles. The photograph, lower left, obtained and published by the Los Angeles Times, show American soldiers posing with the bloodied remains of dead insurgents in Afghanistan. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta apologized Wednesday for the photograph without excusing their “very foolish” action the Pentagon chief suggested that it could be explained by the rigors of war. Story here. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)


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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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