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U.S. official: Almost no doubt Assad regime used chemical weapons   White House: Syria crosses 'red line'
  Syria conflict: US 'holds Russia responsible' for deadly aid attack  The US has said it holds Russia responsible for a deadly attack on an aid convoy near the Syrian city of Aleppo on Monday   Islamic State 'committed genocide', says US  The US says the Islamic State (IS) group has committed genocide against Yazidis, Christians and Shia Muslims PM Abe offers 'deep repentance' over war with US. U.S. Congress US used Nazis as Cold War spies Four guilty of Blackwater killings Exiled Nazis collected US benefits MH17 plane crash: Kerry points finger at Russia   MH17 hit by missile from rebel-held Ukraine - Obama

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  US President Barack Obama has said a surface-to-air missile fired from a rebel-held area in east Ukraine brought down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17

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  Syria used sarin gas, against rebels, a move that is prompting the U.S. to increase the 'scale and scope' of its support for the opposition.    Syrian forces under President Bashar al-Assad have used chem...

  US intelligence agencies believe 'with varying degrees of confidence' that Syria has used chemical weapons against rebels

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Jul.26 US fears for 'massacre' in Aleppo Jun.11   US warns of new Syria 'massacre'   The US has expressed fears that the Syrian government 'may be organising another massacre' in the town of Haffa in Latakia province Apr.18 US condemns Afghan bodies 'abuse'
  The Los Angeles Times published photos Wednesday of U.S. soldiers posing with what the newspaper said were bodies of insurgents Mar.11   Obama condolences over massacre   US President Obama has phoned his Afghan counterpart Karzai to express condolences over the massacre of 16 villagers in Kandahar Jan.13 Body abuse US marines identified  All four US marines who were seen in a video apparently urinating on dead Afghans have been identified by US military investigators Jan.12 'Urination' US Marines identified   At least two of four US Marines shown in a video appearing to urinate on Taliban corpses have been identified, a Marine Corps official has t... Pentagon chief anger at 'urination' video   US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta says a video which appears to show US Marines urinating on the corpses of Afghans is 'utterly deplorable' Jan.11 Video shows alleged U.S. Marine abuse  A number of websites posted a video showing four men dressed in U.S. Marine Corps combat gear urinating on the apparently dead bodies

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Nov.10 'Kill team' leader guilty of Afghan murders   A US military court has convicted Sgt Calvin Gibbs on three counts of premeditated murder as the leader of a rogue 'kill team' in Afghanista... Oct.28 Sgt. on trial for alleged sport killings  Calvin Gibbs, 26, faces a military court martial on Friday for numerous charges, including the murder of three Afghan civilians Oct.14 US troops to aid Uganda battle
  President Obama is sending about 100 troops to help hunt down the leaders of the notoriously violent Lord's Resistance Army in and around Uganda

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May.15   Obama to resurrect military tribunals
  President is planning to resume the Bush administration's military commission system for some Guantanamo detainees

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Oct.29   Blackwater men 'given immunity'  Private security contractors accused of shooting dead 17 Iraqis may have been offered partial immunity by the state department Oct.10   US bill on Armenia moves forward
  House of Representatives: A bill recognising the killing of Armenians in Ottoman times as genocide passed through the House Foreign Affairs Committee by 27 votes to 21.    The nonbinding resolution says the deportation of nearly 2 million Armenians from the Ottoman Empire between in 1915-1923, resulting in the deaths of 1.5 million, amounted to 'genocide' Presi...

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Dec.21 Marines charged in Haditha killings
  4 Marines have been charged with murder in the killings of 24 Iraqi civilians, and 4 officers are accused of failing to investigate Jun.7 Photos may support Haditha charges May.30 US to make Haditha probe public May.26 US 'winding up' Iraq deaths probe May.19 Troops shot Iraqis 'in cold blood' Apr.28   Abu Ghraib interrogation chief charged  The Army charged Lt. Col. Steven L. Jordan with cruelty, maltreatment, dereliction of duty and other offenses

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May.5 Demotion for Abu Ghraib commander
Apr.22 U.S. Army clears top brass in Abu Ghraib

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Aug.24   Abu Ghraib report attacks 'chaos'  An independent US commission has found the abuse of inmates was mainly to be blamed on soldiers running the facility May.6 Rumsfeld to form abuse probe panel
Apr.30 Iraq prison abuse sparks outrage
  A coalition military spokesman is 'disgusted' by photographs that apparently show U.S. soldiers abusing detainees

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