Friday, November 19, 2004
Oliver North has the full context
For the record, here are the facts, because facts -- not rumors or emotions -- really are important. Here is what those who were there told me:
Read the whole thing.
Why didn't the original story include the fact that a Marine in the same unit had been killed 24 hours earlier while searching the booby-trapped dead body of a terrorist?
Within hours of the videotaped incident in the mosque, another Marine was killed and five others wounded by a booby-trapped body they found in a house after a gunfight. Why was this not made part of the original story?
But Falklands veteran Quintin Wright says that this is just what soldiers are trained to do
They're Called Security Rounds
'Supporting the troops'?