Distance & Rules of Engagement: US Military Video (Iraq) Made Public

Communities of Practice, Iraq, Media, Military, Videos/Movies/Documentaries
See the video (17+ min)

WikiLeaks has released a classified US military video depicting the indiscriminate slaying of over a dozen people in the Iraqi suburb of New Baghdad — including two Reuters news staff.

Reuters has been trying to obtain the video through the Freedom of Information Act, without success since the time of the attack. The video, shot from an Apache helicopter gun-site, clearly shows the unprovoked slaying of a wounded Reuters employee and his rescuers. Two young children involved in the rescue were also seriously wounded.
(2003- 2009: 139 journalists killed)

Congressional Research Service Report: Iraqi Civilian Deaths Estimates (August 2008)

Financial Liberty at Risk-728x90