Our boys trashing Iraq

The war in Iraq continues to destroy the country. However, we rarely hear the voices of American soldiers and their impressions of the conflict (a notable exception was the recent, largely unreported, Winter Soldier hearings.)

Kristofer Shawn Goldsmith gave the following testimony to Congress on May 15. A returned soldier, he tells harrowing tales of “lawless murders, looting and abuse of countless Iraqis during 2003.”

The war has come home.

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