Bad company

Unsettling videos of soldiers and Iraqi children that are under Pentagon scrutiny.

Published November 30, 2006 8:59PM (EST)

The following videos out of Iraq are two examples of U.S. troops behaving badly. They are reminders, perhaps, that although the conflict in Iraq may now officially be considered a civil war by some news sources  as Axl Rose once asked, "What's so civil about war anyway?" In the first video, soldiers bait and taunt kids who are chasing their moving vehicle. In the second video, Americans are being pelted by rocks while the narrator expresses his displeasure in not being able to use "deadly force" against the kids throwing them. These clips are now reportedly under investigation by the Department of Defense.

By David Puner

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