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WikiLeaks in Baghdad
Sarah Lazare and Ryan Harvey – The Nation, 9 Aug 2010

One by one, soldiers just arriving in Baghdad were taken into a room and questioned by their commanding officers. “All questions led up to the big question,” explains former Army Spc. Josh Stieber. “If someone were to pull out a weapon in a marketplace full of unarmed civilians, would you open fire on that person, even if you knew you would hurt a lot of innocent people in the process?” It was a trick question. “Not only did you have to say yes, but you had to say yes without hesitating,” explains Stieber.

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