Sunday, June 30, 2019

Navy SEAL trial exposes divide in normally secretive force - ABC News

It was called the "The Sewing Circle," an unlikely name for a secret subsect of Navy SEALs. Its purpose was even more improbable: A chat forum to discuss alleged war crimes they said their chief, a decorated sniper and medic, committed on a recent tour of duty in Iraq.

The WhatsApp group would eventually lead to formal allegations that Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher fatally stabbed a wounded Islamic State captive in his care and shot civilians in Iraq in 2017.

Gallagher, 40, has pleaded not guilty to the charges.

via abcnews.go.com

https://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/2019/06/navy-seal-trial-exposes-divide-in-normally-secretive-force-abc-news.html

| Permalink

Comments