U.S.-Trained Iraqi Forces Investigated for War Crimes

(ABC News) James Gordon Meek - U.S.-trained and armed Iraqi military units are under investigation for committing some of the same atrocities as ISIS, American and Iraqi officials told ABC News. Some Iraqi units have already been cut off from U.S. assistance over "credible" human rights violations. The investigation, being conducted by the Iraqi government, was launched after officials were confronted with dozens of videos and still photos that appear to show uniformed Iraqi soldiers massacring civilians, torturing and executing prisoners, and displaying severed heads.

2015-03-12 00:00:00

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