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US soldiers keep watch at the entrance of a military base near Alkozai village following the shooting of Afghan civilians allegedly committed by a rogue US soldier in Panjwayi district, Kandahar province on March 11, 2012.
Friday, Mar. 16, 2012

Open quoteWhen it all comes out, it will be a combination of stress, alcohol and domestic issues — he just snapped.Close quote

  • SENIOR AMERICAN OFFICIAL,
  • speaking on condition on anonymity because there have been no formal charges, on the mental state of the U.S. soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians
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